HIV post exposure prophylaxis induced bicytopenia: a case report
1 Center for Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, Jena University Hospital, Erlanger Allee 101, Jena, Thuringia 07740, Germany
2 Department of Internal Medicine IV, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
3 Institute for Medical Microbiology, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
4 Center for Sepsis Control and Care (CSCC), Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
AIDS Research and Therapy 2014, 11:11 doi:10.1186/1742-6405-11-11Published: 7 February 2014
Long and short term side effects of antiretroviral drugs are not fully understood yet. Here a case of reversible blood count changes following post exposure prophylaxis with tenofovir/emtricitabin and lopinavir/ritonavir is reported. We propose that antiretroviral drugs used in post exposure prophylaxis may have a significant impact on hematopoiesis.