n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - Management of rash in a patient on TB treatment and antiretrovirals : case study

Volume 9, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1608-9693
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6751



A 25-year-old man was diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) on sputum testing. He had symptoms typical of TB - weight loss, night sweats and chronic cough. His baseline CD4+ count was 134 / µl (12%). He was mildly anaemic, with a haemoglobin concentration of 11.3 g / l (normochromic and normocytic). Apart from mildly raised gamma-glytamyl transpeptidase (GGT) there were no other problems.

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