Published in AIDS Weekly, March 20th, 2000
Samuel Elias Kalluvya and colleagues examined subsequent TB episodes following successful treatment in both HIV infected and HIV seronegative patients. They found the immune systems in HIV infected patients were not strong enough to contain TB episodes only a few months after treatment.
The study consisted of 34 HIV/TB patients, 32 of whom were diagnosed as having AIDS. Thirty of these patients experienced two TB episodes, and four experienced three TB episodes. Thirty HIV seronegative subjects were...
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