Published in AIDS Weekly, December 11th, 1995
Since 1990, the prevalence of HIV infection among the approximately 4000 persons diagnosed annually with tuberculosis in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire has ranged from 45- to 47 percent. An autopsy study conducted in Abidjan in 1991 showed that tuberculosis was the primary cause of death in 32 percent of HIV infected persons.
"Although the microbiological response to therapy in HIV infected persons with tuberculosis is generally satisfactory, studies in Africa and the...
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