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Eosinophilia and progression to active tuberculosis in HIV-1-infected Ugandans.

Abstract:

It has been suggested that type 1 immune responses protect against tuberculosis (TB), while type 2 responses, such as those induced by helminths, may suppress protective responses and increase susceptibility to TB. Factors associated with progression to active TB were investigated in a cohort of HIV-1-infected Ugandan adults, a group at high risk of TB. High rates of subsequent progression to active TB were associated with eosinophil counts > or = 0.4 x 10(9)/L at enrolment. Eosinophilia a...

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Elliott, AM More by this author
Kyosiimire, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Nakiyingi, J More by this author
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
97
Issue:
4
Pages:
477-480
Publication date:
2003
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:c3552a42-1bb6-4aa9-ae6e-7d7c004487bd
Source identifiers:
484166
Local pid:
pubs:484166

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