Published in AIDS Weekly, July 7th, 2003
"Adherence to antituberculosis treatment, a major determinant of outcome, is of special concern in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive patients," researchers in Portugal explained. "However, tuberculosis death in HIV-positive patients remains higher than in HIV-negative patients, regardless of adherence."
"To assess determinants for an unfavorable tuberculosis outcome (defined as no cure or death), and determinants for nonadherence to antituberculosis treatment, 70 HIV-positive patients with tuberculosis referred to an...
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