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Notice to Readers: Availability for Public Comment of Draft Document, 1999 USPHS/IDSA Guidelines for the Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in Persons Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus

The 1999 USPHS/IDSA Guidelines for the Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in Persons Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, prepared by representatives of the Public Health Service, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and other federal agencies, universities, professional societies, and community organizations, is now available for public comment. The draft document includes recommendations to prevent major parasitic, bacterial, fungal, and viral infections in persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy.

The document is available on the World-Wide Web site of the AIDS Treatment Information Service,*, and in hard copy from the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention-Intervention, Research, and Support, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Mailstop E-49, CDC, 1600 Clifton Rd., N.E., Atlanta, GA 30333; telephone (404) 639-2004; fax (404) 639-2007.

To ensure consideration, written comments on this draft document must be received at the above address no later than June 1, 1999.

* References to sites of nonfederal organizations on the World-Wide Web are provided as a service to MMWR readers and do not constitute or imply endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CDC is not responsible for the content of pages found at these sites.

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