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Tb And Hiv Coinfection

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HIV/TB coinfection. ART and antibiotics?

We represent a PLWHA group in Kyrgyzstan. We care of a patient with HIV and TB co-infection. Can ART be ordered with antibiotics, like biseptol?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Kyrgyzstan.Antiretroviral therapy can indeed by administered at the same time as other antibiotics. Further, all persons with HIV/TB coinfection should definitely receive Biseptol (trimethoprim/sulfa) prophylaxis, in order to prevent... Read more »

Abdominal TB

My friend who is HIV positive(CD4 count 81 2months back). Now she is diagnosed with abdominal TB... Read more »

hiv & tb

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you very much for everything you've done. You are such a greatest doctor to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study in South Africa Examines TB/HIV Coinfection, MDR-TB

...that 50 percent of deceased patients at a hospital in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal were infected with active tuberculosis, and 17 percent of those with active TB had a multi-drug resistant strain, according to a PLoS Medicine ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

TB Becoming Difficult to Treat in Vietnam Because of TB/HIV Coinfection, Health Official Says

... Tuberculosis is becoming more difficult to treat in Vietnam because 10% of people living with the disease also are HIV-positive, according Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF to Expand HIV/TB Coinfection Services in Swaziland Province

...month will assist three clinics in Swaziland's southern province of Shiselweni in providing services for people with HIV and tuberculosis coinfection, Inter Press Service reports. Aymeric Peguillan, MSF's head of mission in Swaziland, said... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Envoy Says TB-HIV Co-Infections Need Common Effort

...headquarters in New York to discuss how to help the 12 million to 15 million people worldwide who are co-infected with HIV and TB, said Jorge Sampaio, the UN secretary-general's special envoy to stop TB. "What we need from that meeting is to come... Read more »
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Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...even worse; diagnostic tests for hepatitis B or hepatitis C are not available at all. A greater tragedy is unfolding on the tuberculosis (TB) front. TB is a preventable, easily treatable illness in the developed world, but many of the... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How long can you live if you are coinfected with hiv, hepc, tb ? Read more »

Getting tested together first

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Getting tested together first

Posted by don
...Before sex you can get tested together first forsexually transmitted diseases, AIDS HIV, TB tuberculosis, hepatitis and vaccinated for hepatitis oo__ don Read more »