One-month tuberculosis prophylaxis as effective as nine-month regimen for people living with HIV

Date: 03/06/2018

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Global Health News Wire

. . . “Compared with standard tuberculosis preventive therapy for people living with HIV, this short-course therapy is similarly safe and effective but reduces treatment time from nine months to one,” said Dr. Chaisson. “This ultra-short course therapy could become an important tool to control HIV-related tuberculosis and has the potential to transform global tuberculosis control efforts.” . . . 

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