n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of TB among people starting HIV therapy : AIDS brief

Volume 31, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



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 . 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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