Table 1

Neurological indicator diseases for HIV testing in adults, from the British HIV Association UK national guidelines for HIV testing 2008.8

AIDS-defining conditionsOther conditions where HIV testing should be offered
Cerebral toxoplasmosisAseptic meningitis/encephalitis
Primary cerebral lymphomaCerebral abscess
Cryptococcal meningitisSpace-occupying lesion of unknown cause
Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathyGuillain–Barré syndrome
Transverse myelitis
Peripheral neuropathy