Changing Spectrum of HIV Infection and Its Associated Conditions in Spain: The End of the Beginning?

Collazos, Julio; Mayo, Jose
June 1999
AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Jun99, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p347
Academic Journal
Presents a study which evaluated the long-term influence of different interventions on the natural history of HIV infections, AIDS and associated conditions in Spain. Isoniazid for tuberculosis; Fluconazole for candidiasis; Cotrimoxazole for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and toxoplasmosis; Antiretroviral drugs.


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