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Adjunctive dexamethasone for the treatment of HIV-infected adults with tuberculous meningitis (ACT HIV): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

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Background: Tuberculous meningitis (TBM) is the most severe form of tuberculosis. Co-infection with HIV increases the risk of developing TBM, complicates treatment, and substantially worsens outcome. Whether corticosteroids confer a survival benefit in HIV-infected patients with TBM remains uncertain. Hepat...

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Peer reviewed
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10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14006.2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Hoan Phu, N More by this author
Thi Hoang Mai, N More by this author
Tien Dung, L More by this author
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Thwaites, GE
Publisher:
F1000Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Wellcome Open Research Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
31
Pages:
1-19
Publication date:
2018-03-20
Acceptance date:
2018-06-20
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ISSN:
2398-502X
Pubs id:
pubs:832066
URN:
uri:82486257-dccc-475b-b4b1-be2a4a7e3c3e
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uuid:82486257-dccc-475b-b4b1-be2a4a7e3c3e
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pubs:832066

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