Effect of preventive treatment for tuberculosis in adults infected with HIV: systematic review of randomised placebo controlled trials.

@article{Wilkinson1998EffectOP,
  title={Effect of preventive treatment for tuberculosis in adults infected with HIV: systematic review of randomised placebo controlled trials.},
  author={Della Ann Wilkinson and S Bertie Squire and Paul Garner},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1998},
  volume={317 7159},
  pages={
          625-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether preventive treatment for tuberculosis in adults infected with HIV reduces the frequency of tuberculosis and overall mortality. DESIGN Systematic review and data synthesis of randomised placebo controlled trials. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Active tuberculosis, mortality, and adverse drug reaction requiring cessation of the study regimen. Outcomes stratified by status of purified protein derivative skin test. RESULTS Four trials comprising 4055 adults from Haiti… CONTINUE READING

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