HIV viral load as an independent risk factor for tuberculosis in South Africa: collaborative analysis of cohort studies

Fenner, L., Atkinson, A., Boulle, A., Fox, M., Prozesky, H., Zürcher, K., Ballif, M., Furrer, H., Zwahlen, M., Davies, M., Egger, M.

Chronic immune activation due to ongoing HIV replication may lead to impaired immune responses against opportunistic infections such as tuberculosis (TB). We studied the role of HIV replication as a risk factor for incident TB after starting antiretroviral therapy (ART).

June 27, 2017
Year of publication
2017
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Journal and research articles
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chronic immune activation, HIV replication, immune responses, opportunistic infections, tuberculosis, TB, co-infections, HIV-TB co-infection, treatment, ART, antiretroviral therapy, South Africa, viral load

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