Mycobacterium xenopi osteomyelitis in a patient on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)

Kulasegaram, R.; Richardson, D.; Macrae, B.; de Ruiter, A.
June 2001
International Journal of STD & AIDS;Jun2001, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p404
Academic Journal
journal article
Skeletal infections with atypical mycobacteria are a manifestation of advanced HIV disease, most patients having CD4 counts of less than 100 cells/mm(3). We report a case of Mycobacterium xenopi vertebral osteomyelitis in a patient on HAART with a CD4 count of 490 cells/mm(3) and viral load below the level of detection at the time of diagnosis.


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