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HIV testing and disclosure: a qualitative analysis of TB patients in South Africa.
(Taylor & Francis., 2007)
In South Africa, more than 60% of TB patients have HIV co-infection. Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) is critical to effective HIV prevention, and TB facilities are optimal venues for delivery of these services. ...
A community officer’s perspective of a rural hospital in KwaZulu-Natal.
(South African Medical Association / Health & Medical Publications Group., 2012)
No abstract available.
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation., 2010)
The intersecting HIV and Tuberculosis epidemics in countries with a high disease burden of both infections pose many challenges and opportunities. For patients infected with HIV in high TB burden countries, the diagnosis ...
The immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome after antiretroviral therapy initiation in patients with tuberculosis: findings from the SAPiT trial.
(American College of Physicians., 2012)
Background: Concerns about the immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) remain a barrier to antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation during antituberculosis treatment in co-infected patients. Objective: To ...
Pulmonary resection for extensively drug resistant tuberculosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Background—Extensively-drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) has been reported in 58 countries around the world and has emerged as a major public health challenge. This is the first report to describe pulmonary resection ...
Managing multiple and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV.
(Informa Healthcare., 2007)
Global increases in multi-drug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB), are threatening both TB and HIV treatment programs worldwide. Together, they raise concerns of a global epidemic of untreatable TB. ...
Pregnancies complicated by multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in Durban, South Africa.
(International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease., 2006)
SETTING: Tertiary hospitals in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. OBJECTIVE: To study the impact of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) co-infection during pregnancy on maternal ...
Substitution of Moxifloxacin for Isoniazid during intensive phase treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis.
(American Thoracic Society., 2009)
Rationale: Moxifloxacin has potent activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro and in a mouse model of antituberculosis (TB) chemotherapy, but data regarding its activity in humans are limited. Objectives: Our ...
The contrasting cultures of HIV and tuberculosis care.
(Wolters Kluwer., 2014)
Abstract available in pdf.
Adherence in the treatment of patients with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV in South Africa: a prospective cohort study.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2014)
Abstract available in pdf.