Opportunistic Infections in Adults and Adolescents with HIV Guidelines Updates: June 2021

Date: June 11, 2021

Key updates to the guidelines include the following to the Coccidioidomycosis section:

  • Revised section on serology for the diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis
  • Added PCR as a commercially available diagnostic test
  • Revised the section on patients who are asymptomatic with a positive serological test

Key updates to the guidelines include the following to the Bartonellosis section:

  • Updated section on diagnostics, including role of PCR-based testing
  • Updated section on treatment for endocarditis

Key updates to the guidelines include the following to the Immunizations Section

  • Revised figure summarizing immunizations in PLWH
  • Added table comparing ACIP recommendations with Panel recommendations
  • Added narrative sections with evidence summaries
  • Updated recommendation for zoster vaccine