Journal Article

No Beneficial Effect of Interferon-γ Treatment in 2 Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients with <i>Mycobacterium avium</i> Complex Infection

Fanny N. Lauw, Jan T. M. van der Meer, Jesse de Metz, Sven A. Danner and Tom van der Poll

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 32, issue 4, pages e81-e82
Published in print February 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online February 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/318705
No Beneficial Effect of Interferon-γ Treatment in 2 Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients with Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection

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Two human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with refractory disseminated Mycobacterium avium complex infection were treated with recombinant interferon-γ (IFN-γ) given subcutaneously for 3 and 4 months, respectively. Although both patients demonstrated some clinical improvement initially, IFN-γ therapy did not produce sustained benefit.

Journal Article.  1068 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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