Anti-retroviral therapy reduces incident tuberculosis in HIV-infected children.

@article{Edmonds2009AntiretroviralTR,
  title={Anti-retroviral therapy reduces incident tuberculosis in HIV-infected children.},
  author={Andrew N. Edmonds and Jean Lusiama and Sonia Napravnik and Faustin Kitetele and Annelies van Rie and Frieda Mtf Behets},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={
          1612-21
        }
}
BACKGROUND We aimed to estimate the effect of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) on incident tuberculosis (TB) in a cohort of HIV-infected children. METHODS We analysed data from ART-naïve, TB disease-free children enrolled between December 2004 and April 2008 into an HIV care program in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. To estimate the effect of ART on TB incidence while accounting for time-dependent confounders affected by exposure, a Cox proportional hazards marginal structural model was… CONTINUE READING

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