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What Is The Connection Between Hiv And Tb

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connection between HIV & TB.

Also, where would one most likely fing the combination and why? Is prison one of these places?Thanks Doc
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

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University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
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hiv tb connection

I tested hiv neg after 4 months possible explosure but tb skin test came out positive My quistion... Read more »

Tuberculosis and HIV.

Dear Dr Shearer..I am 48 Year old Aussie having been diagnosed with hiv some 2 years ago and... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

What You Should Know about HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She had just finished a study on prevention of tuberculosis (TB) among persons with HIV infection. As revealed by the results of the study, there are several things that... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Thirty-One Percent of African TB Now Due to HIV Epidemic

... A new World Health Organization (WHO) report of the burden of tuberculosis (TB) has found that most of the world's largest and fastest-growing epidemics of TB, in Africa, are increasingly attributable to the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis as a Cause of Death in Patients Co-Infected With Tuberculosis and HIV in a Rural Area of South Africa

... The authors of the current study noted the close association between HIV-1 and TB in South Africa. In the sub-Saharan Africa, TB is the most common cause of morbidity and mortality for people infected Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

...TB and HIV: A Bad Pair How Is TB Diagnosed? How Is TB Treated? Medication Problems The Bottom Line What Is TB? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by bacteria. TB usually affects the lungs, but sometimes can affect other... Read more »
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should I be concerned?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...out I was exposed (not active tb). I was trying to read up on tb on the net and found all these correlations between tb and HIV. I've been having sex with the same girl for close to a year and sometimes we're protected and sometimes we're not.... Read more »


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 »

Getting tested together first

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Getting tested together first Read more »

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 »