Tuberculosis preventive therapy for HIV-infected people in sub-Saharan Africa is cost-effective.

@article{Bell1999TuberculosisPT,
  title={Tuberculosis preventive therapy for HIV-infected people in sub-Saharan Africa is cost-effective.},
  author={J. C. Bell and David N. Rose and Henry S. Sacks},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 12},
  pages={1549-56}
}
OBJECTIVE Since antiretroviral therapy is largely unavailable to HIV-infected patients in developing countries and recent clinical trials have shown that tuberculosis (TB) preventive therapy can reduce TB and HIV-associated morbidity and mortality, we studied the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of TB preventive therapy for HIV-infected persons in sub-Saharan Africa. METHODS A Markov model that used results of clinical trials of TB preventive therapy in sub-Saharan Africa and literature… CONTINUE READING
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