HIV-associated tuberculosis: clinical update.

@article{Swaminathan2010HIVassociatedTC,
  title={HIV-associated tuberculosis: clinical update.},
  author={S. S. Swaminathan and C Padmapriyadarsini and Gopalan Narendran},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2010},
  volume={50 10},
  pages={
          1377-86
        }
}
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic has led to an increase in the incidence of tuberculosis globally, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Coinfection with HIV leads to difficulties in both the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis. Because of the poor performance of sputum smear microscopy in HIV-infected patients, more sensitive tests-such as liquid culture systems, nucleic acid amplification assays, and detection of mycobacterial products in various body fluids-are being… CONTINUE READING

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