Increasing incidence of HIV- associated tuberculosis in Romanian injecting drug users.

@article{Oprea2018IncreasingIO,
  title={Increasing incidence of HIV- associated tuberculosis in Romanian injecting drug users.},
  author={C Oprea and Irina Ianache and Petre Iacob Calistru and Maria Nica and Simona Maria Ruţă and Colette Joanne Smith and Marc Caeroos Isaac Lipman},
  journal={HIV medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={316-323}
}
BACKGROUND A high prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) among HIV-positive injecting drug users (IDUs) may fuel the TB epidemic in the general population of Romania. We determined the frequency and characteristics of TB in HIV-infected IDUs referred to a national centre. METHODS Prospective observational cohort study of all newly-diagnosed HIV-positive IDUs… CONTINUE READING