Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 12th, 1997
"The combination of increased viral burden and mutations associated with tuberculosis may contribute to the increased mortality from other AIDS-related conditions in coinfected patients who have been successfully treated for tuberculosis," researcher Kih Nakata and colleagues wrote ("Mycobacterium tuberculosis Enhances HIV-1 Replication in the Lung," American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, March 1997;155:996-1003).
While it has been well established that HIV infection worsens the risk and course of tuberculosis,...
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