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Document ID (ISN)66220
CIS number 96-154
ISSN - Serial title 0885-114X - Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rose D.
Title The relationship between TB and HIV infections
Bibliographic information Oct.-Dec. 1994, Vol.9, No.4, p.575-587. 89 ref.
Internet access 96-0154.pdf [in English]
Abstract AIDS is widely believed to be the strongest influence on the spread of tuberculosis, one of the most common opportunistic infections in people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. In this chapter, the author details the unique interrelationship between these two widespread infections as well as their epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, prevention, and treatment.
Descriptors (primary) tuberculosis; risk factors; immunodeficiency syndrome; pulmonary tuberculosis
Descriptors (secondary) epidemiologic study; pathogenesis; medical treatment; medical prevention
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
HIV/AIDS