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TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary in HIV-Infected People with Anergy, Study Suggests

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July 31, 1997
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
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HIV-infected patients at high risk for tuberculosis (TB) but without confirmed TB infection do not benefit from preventive treatment with a front-line TB drug, an NIAID-supported study has found. The study is reported in the July 31, 1997 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

HIV-infected patients at high risk for tuberculosis (TB) but without confirmed TB infection do not benefit from preventive treatment with a front-line TB drug, a study supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has found. The study is reported in the July 31, 1997 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.


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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. "TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary in HIV-Infected People with Anergy, Study Suggests." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 31 July 1997. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/07/970731080643.htm>.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (1997, July 31). TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary in HIV-Infected People with Anergy, Study Suggests. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/07/970731080643.htm
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. "TB Prophylaxis Unnecessary in HIV-Infected People with Anergy, Study Suggests." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/07/970731080643.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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