The Lung in AIDS

  • M. Mujahid Salim Long Island Jewish Medical Center and State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
  • Amatal B. Mir Long Island Jewish Medical Center and State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
Keywords: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Human Immune Deficiency virus, pulmonary infections, new therapeutic agents

Abstract

http://dx.doi.org/10.5915/21-1-5519

AIDS has assumed epidemic proportions. The lungs are commonly involved and recurrent infections wiih opportunistic organisms occur. These are relatively refractory to eradication. Newer agents have had some limited success against these organisms. A vaccine is currently under trial.

Author Biographies

M. Mujahid Salim, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

M.D.

Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, Queens Hospital Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Amatal B. Mir, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, Queens Hospital Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

M.B.

Published
1989-01-01
Section
Review Articles