Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in European Union and European Economic Area countries.

  title={Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in European Union and European Economic Area countries.},
  author={Laura Pimpin and Lydia N. Drumright and Michelle Elisabeth Kruijshaar and Ibrahim Abubakar and Brian Rice and Val{\'e}rie Raymond Delpech and Vahur Hollo and Aj Amato-Gauci and Davide Manissero and Csaba K{\"o}dm{\"o}n},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={38 6},
In order to ensure the availability of resources for tuberculosis (TB) and HIV management and control, it is imperative that countries monitor and plan for co-infection in order to identify, treat and prevent TB-HIV co-infection, thereby reducing TB burden and increasing the years of healthy life of people living with HIV. A systematic review was undertaken to determine the burden of TB-HIV infection in the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA). Data on the burden of HIV… CONTINUE READING
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