Factors influencing delay in initiating antiretroviral therapy among HIV infected patients coinfected with tuberculosis

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  title={Factors influencing delay in initiating antiretroviral therapy among HIV infected patients coinfected with tuberculosis},
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  year={2008}
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  • Published 2008
The optimum time to start antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a HIV infected patient receiving antituberculosis therapy (ATT) is unknown. 2 Concurrent treatment of tuberculosis (TB) and HIV is complicated by poor adherence from high pill burden, overlapping toxicities, pharmacokinetic drug–drug interactions and risk of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS). The risk of disease progression if ART is delayed has to be balanced against the risk of needing to discontinue treatment if ART… CONTINUE READING
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