n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - AIDS briefs

Volume 23, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... Local research published in AIDS has shown that, while antiretroviral therapy significantly reduces the incidence of TB and restores immunity to TB mycobacteria, the immune restoration resulting from antiretrovirals is incomplete and most people with HIV will continue to have an increased risk of TB that will persist with long-term treatment. The authors of this paper reviewed epidemiological, clinical and laboratory data to reach their conclusions and believe that their findings could have major implications for TB control programmes. Existing TB control is based on directly observed treatment of infectious TB, detected by sputum smear microscopy. This approach has not ..

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