TITLE

Treatment Options for HIV-Associated Tuberculosis

AUTHOR(S)
Onyebujoh, Philip Chukwuka; Ribeiro, Isabela; Whalen, Christopher Curtis
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Infectious Diseases;8/15/2007 Supplement, Vol. 196, pS35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The vicious interaction between the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and tuberculosis (TB) pandemics poses special challenges to national control programs and individual physicians. Although recommendations for the treatment of TB in HIV-infected patients do not significantly differ from those for HIV-uninfected patients, the appropriate management of HIV-associated TB is complicated by health system issues, diagnostic difficulties, adherence concerns, overlapping adverse-effect profiles and drug interactions, and the occurrence of paradoxical reactions after the initiation of effective antiretroviral therapy. In this article, recommended treatment strategies and novel approaches to the management of HIV-associated TB are reviewed, including adjuvant treatment and options for treatment simplification. A focused research agenda is proposed in the context of the limitations of the current knowledge framework.
ACCESSION #
26450001

 

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