High mortality and severe immunosuppression in hospitalized patients with pulmonary tuberculosis and HIV-2 infection in Guinea-Bissau.

@article{Norrgren2001HighMA,
  title={High mortality and severe immunosuppression in hospitalized patients with pulmonary tuberculosis and HIV-2 infection in Guinea-Bissau.},
  author={Hans R Norrgren and Sana Bamba and Zacharias Jose da Silva and S. -B. Andersson and Tuija Koivula and Gunnel Biberfeld},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={450-6}
}
The aim of this study was to prospectively compare the clinical outcomes in HIV-2-infected and HIV-negative patients with culture-confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis, evaluate immunological changes and investigate risk factors for decreased survival in HIV-2-positive subjects. From 1994 to 1997, 127 consecutive patients with pulmonary tuberculosis were… CONTINUE READING