Category Archives: Africa

Newly identified blood biomarkers predict early death, complications in HIV patients with TB.

Doctors treating patients battling both HIV and tuberculosis (TB), many of whom live in Africa, are faced with the decision when to start those patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) while they are being treated with antibiotics for active TB disease. Some patients fare well on both interventions, with the immune system in check and the TB controlled. Others undergo complications

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