Association of isoniazid preventive therapy with lower early mortality in individuals on antiretroviral therapy in a workplace programme.

@article{Charalambous2010AssociationOI,
  title={Association of isoniazid preventive therapy with lower early mortality in individuals on antiretroviral therapy in a workplace programme.},
  author={Salome Charalambous and Alison D Grant and Craig Innes and Christopher J Hoffmann and Rob Dowdeswell and Jan Pienaar and Katherine L. Fielding and Gavin John Churchyard},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 Suppl 5},
  pages={S5-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the association between isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) and mortality among individuals starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a workplace programme in South Africa where tuberculosis (TB) incidence is very high. METHODS ART-naive individuals starting ART from January 2004 to December 2007 were followed for up to 12 months. Deaths were ascertained from clinic and human resource data. The association between IPT and mortality was assessed using Cox regression… CONTINUE READING

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