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Incidence and predictors of mortality and the effect of tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in a cohort of TB/HIV patients commencing antiretroviral therapy
(Lippincott Wilkins & Williams, 2011)
Background: Tuberculosis-HIV (TB-HIV) coinfection remains an important cause of mortality in antiretroviral therapy (ART) programs. In a cohort of TB-HIV–coinfected patients starting ART, we examined the incidence and ...
The role of speciation in positive Lowenstein-Jensen culture isolates from a high tuberculosis burden country
(Public Library of Science, 2011-11)
Objective: To determine the need for routine speciation of positive Lowenstein-Jensen mycobacterial cultures in HIVinfected patients suspected of having pulmonary tuberculosis at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Methods: ...