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Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in HIV infected persons.

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BACKGROUND: Individuals with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection are at an increased risk of developing active tuberculosis (TB). It is known that treatment of latent TB infection (LTBI), also referred to as TB preventive therapy or chemoprophylaxis, helps to prevent progression to active disease in HIV negative populations. However, the extent and magnitude of protection (if any) associated with preventive therapy in those infected with HIV should be quantified. This present study ...

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Adetifa, I More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Population Health
Volmink, J More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
1
Pages:
CD000171
Publication date:
2010-01-20
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:fbf42522-534e-4a20-be7a-1411bcd64934
Source identifiers:
162446
Local pid:
pubs:162446

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