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Presumptive TB Prophylaxis Rejected

HIV-infected persons are estimated to be 100 times as likely as uninfected persons to have tuberculosis (TB). This is mainly due to reactivation of a latent infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Reactivation of TB occurs in about 7% to 10% of pe...

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Optimizing PCP Therapy

Much needed research to determine the best prophylactic regimen for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia has been on going in the form of clinical trials. In the past few months, two important conferences, the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agent...