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Opportunistic Infections (Opportunistic Infection) Summary

Description: An infection caused by an organism which becomes pathogenic under certain conditions, e.g., during immunosuppression.

Also Known As: Opportunistic Infection; Infection, Opportunistic; Infections, Opportunistic

Networked: 3009 relevant articles (146 outcomes, 207 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Opportunistic Infections

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination (Co-Trimoxazole) : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 71 results : FDA 6 Generic
  2. Zidovudine (Retrovir) : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 59 results : FDA 42 Generic
  3. Antigens : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 56 results : IBA
  4. Immunosuppressive Agents (Immunosuppressants) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 51 results : IBA
  5. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 24 results : IBA
  6. Carbon Monoxide : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 64 results : IBA
  7. Protease Inhibitors (Protease Inhibitor) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 35 results : IBA
  8. Antibodies : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 33 results : IBA
  9. Interferons : 2 outcomes 1 study in 21 results : IBA
  10. Anti-Retroviral Agents (Antiretroviral Agents) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 18 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Opportunistic Infections

  1. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  2. Infection
  3. HIV Infections (HIV Infection)
  4. Graft vs Host Disease (Graft-Versus-Host Disease)
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer)
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Key Therapies for Opportunistic Infections

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  1. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 43 outcomes 28 studies in 451 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 9 outcomes 11 studies in 264 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 146 results
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 228 results
  5. Art Therapy : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 70 results
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