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Clinical and microbiological features of HIV-associated tuberculous meningitis in Vietnamese adults.

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METHODS: The aim of this prospective, observational cohort study was to determine the clinical and microbiological features, outcome, and baseline variables predictive of death, in Vietnamese adults with HIV-associated tuberculous meningitis (TBM). 58 patients were admitted to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City and underwent routine clinical and laboratory assessments. Treatment was with standard antituberculous therapy and adjunctive dexamethasone; antiretroviral therapy...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0001772

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University of Oxford
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Journal:
PloS one Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
3
Pages:
Article: e1772
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:2fe85c5b-e52c-4a7a-8eed-2e3aa3281663
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92770
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pubs:92770

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