TITLE

Combining TB and HIV treatment to save lives

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
WHO Drug Information;2004, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p293
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the combination of TB and HIV interventions in saving the lives of HIV infected people. Significance of joint TB and HIV treatment; Effectiveness of the combined TB and HIV interventions; Prognosis of people given with combined TB and HIV treatment that people with single treatment only.
ACCESSION #
16223518

 

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