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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews More from this journal
Issue:
1
Pages:
CD000171
Publication date:
2010-01-20
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:162446
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uuid:fbf42522-534e-4a20-be7a-1411bcd64934
Local pid:
pubs:162446
Source identifiers:
162446
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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