Role of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis in reducing mortality in HIV infected adults being treated for tuberculosis: randomised clinical trial

@article{Nunn2008RoleOC,
  title={Role of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis in reducing mortality in HIV infected adults being treated for tuberculosis: randomised clinical trial},
  author={Andrew J. Nunn and Peter B Mwaba and Chifumbe Z. Chintu and Alwyn Mwinga and J. H. M. Darbyshire and Alimuddin I. Zumla},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={337}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of prophylactic oral co-trimoxazole in reducing mortality in HIV positive Zambian adults being treated for pulmonary tuberculosis. DESIGN Double blind placebo controlled randomised clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS Two groups of antiretroviral treatment naive adults with HIV infection: patients newly diagnosed as having tuberculosis and receiving tuberculosis treatment either for the first time or for retreatment after relapse; previously treated patients not… CONTINUE READING
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