One-month TB prevention regimen just as effective as 9-month regimen

Date: 03/06/2018

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NAM AIDSMap

. . . Speaking at a press conference after the presentation, Professor Chaisson said “This 1HP regimen could dramatically alter the landscape for the prevention of TB in people with HIV. The likelihood of completing it is extremely high and the likelihood of it preventing TB is extremely high.”

“We think it is a large enough, clear enough result, that it can form the basis of new guidelines.” . . . 

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