Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections

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

Summary

  • Pulmonary TB is the most common form of active TB disease[DHHS Adult OI]
  • Extrapulmonary disease is also common in patients infected with HIV, most of whom will also have pulmonary TB
  • TB may appear atypically in patients infected with HIV with advanced HIV disease (Table 8)
  • Clinical Presentation in HIV-Infected Children

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