Executive Summary: 2013 Update of the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

George K. Siberry, MD, MPH; Mark J. Abzug, MD; Sharon Nachman, MD


Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013;32(12):1303-1307. 

In This Article

Change in OI Sections and Section With Major Updates

The updated guidelines have added new sections for influenza, Giardia and (Cysto)Isospora, while the sections on Bartonella, Aspergillus and human herpes virus 6 and human herpes virus 7 have been eliminated. These changes reflect trends in the types of illnesses that presently require clinician management and expertise. The major changes for each section, and the subject matter expert(s) who led the updates to that section, are summarized in Table 2.