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Twice weekly tuberculosis preventive therapy in HIV infection in Zambia.

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BACKGROUND: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial was conducted to estimate the efficacy of preventive therapy for tuberculosis (TB) in HIV-infected adults in Lusaka, Zambia. The main outcome measures were the incidence of TB, mortality and adverse drug reactions. METHODS: During a 2 year period, 1053 HIV-positive individuals without evidence of clinical TB were randomly assigned to receive 6 months of isoniazid twice a week (H), or 3 months of rifampicin twice a week (R) plus py...

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Journal:
AIDS (London, England)
Volume:
12
Issue:
18
Pages:
2447-2457
Publication date:
1998-12-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5571
ISSN:
0269-9370
Source identifiers:
484188

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