Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS) due to nontuberculous mycobacterial infection with disseminated cerebral involvement

D. Ernst, E. Bültmann, Y.-H. The, D. Meyer-Olson, N. Baerlecken, R.E. Schmidt & M. Stoll
Background: After commencing antiretroviral combination therapy (c-ART), paradoxical and clinically atypical manifestations of opportunistic infections may arise. Such IRIS-events are assumed to be driven by an augmentation of a disbalanced inflammation. Mycobacteria frequently cause IRIS in HIV+[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]