Novel developments in the epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis coinfection.

@article{Anandaiah2011NovelDI,
  title={Novel developments in the epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis coinfection.},
  author={Asha M Anandaiah and Keertan Dheda and Joseph Keane and Henry Koziel and David A J Moore and Naimish R. Patel},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={183 8},
  pages={
          987-97
        }
}
Tuberculosis (TB) disease remains one of the highest causes of mortality in HIV-infected individuals, and HIV-TB coinfection continues to grow at alarming rates, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Surprisingly, a number of important areas regarding coinfection remain unclear. For example, increased risk of TB disease begins early in the course of HIV infection; however, the mechanism by which HIV increases this risk is not well understood. In addition, there is lack of consensus on the optimal… CONTINUE READING

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