n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of TB among people starting HIV therapy : AIDS brief
|Article Title||Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of TB among people starting HIV therapy : AIDS brief|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Feb 2013|
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), oral thrush and wasting among people starting HIV therapy in Tanzania, investigators report in the online edition of the Journal of Infectious Diseases. People with vitamin D deficiency were almost three times more likely to develop TB than those with adequate levels of the vitamin.
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