HIV and Opportunistic Infections, Coinfections, and Conditions

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Now available on are updated consumer fact sheets about HIV and opportunistic infections, coinfections, and conditions. Opportunistic Infections (OIs) are infections that occur more often or are more severe in people with weakened immune systems than in people with healthy immune systems. People with weakened immune systems include people living with HIV. The updated fact sheets provide important information about conditions that may affect people with HIV. Each fact sheet includes a summary of key points and links to additional information and resources.

View the updated fact sheets:

  1. What is an Opportunistic Infection?
  2. HIV and Hepatitis B
  3. HIV and Tuberculosis (TB)
  4. HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  5. HIV and Heart Disease
  6. HIV and Kidney Disease

Visit the Understanding HIV section of the HIVinfo website to browse the complete collection of HIVinfo’s consumer education materials, including fact sheets, infographics, and an HIV glossary.

Visit to view the fact sheets in Spanish.