Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About HIV?

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD; Nicholas J. Bennett, MBBCh, PhD, MA(Cantab)


May 10, 2021

Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis jirovecii (Pneumocystis pneumonia, a normally harmless commensal organism) is most important because the organism can cause a common, preventable, serious infection. In patients with CD4 counts < 200/μL, prophylaxis with trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole has been shown to prevent Pneumocystis pneumonia.

Learn more about prophylaxis against opportunistic infections in patients with HIV.


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