Published in AIDS Weekly, December 12th, 2005
Scientists in England conducted a retrospective single-center cohort study to "assess whether highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) contributes to the presentation of active tuberculosis (TB)."
"A total of 111 HIV-infected individuals with active TB were identified at an urban teaching hospital between February 1997 and April 2004. Those receiving HAART at the time of TB diagnosis were assessed. Nineteen of 111 (17%) were receiving HAART when TB developed," wrote R.A. Breen and colleagues at Royal Free Hospital in London.
According to the investigators, "Within...
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