Date: July 22, 2021

The Panel has updated the following section of the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in Adults and Adolescents with HIV. Highlights from the section are summarized below:

Varicella-Zoster Virus:

  • Changed to reflect that recombinant zoster vaccine (RZV, Shingrix) is the only available vaccine for prevention of shingles in the United States. As of November 18, 2020, attenuated zoster vaccine live (ZVL, Zostavax) is no longer available for use in the United States.

For a complete list of updates, please see What's New in the Guidelines. To view or download the guidelines, go to the Adult and Adolescent Opportunistic Infection Guidelines section of Clinical Info’s website. The guideline tables and recommendations can also be downloaded as separate PDF files.

Clinical Info Welcomes Your Feedback on the latest revisions to the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in Adults and Adolescents with HIV. Please send your comments with the subject line “Adult and Adolescent Opportunistic Infection Guidelines” to ContactUs@HIVinfo.NIH.gov by August 5, 2021.