Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections

  • Authors: Richard E. Chaisson, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Kathleen E. Squires, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/30/17 (What's New)

Summary

  • TB is the most common opportunistic infection seen in patients infected with HIV and is the most common cause of death globally in people with HIV
  • WHO recommends a strategy of integrated service delivery, including HIV interventions among patients with TB and TB interventions among patients with HIV

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