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  1. HIV and Tuberculosis- A Deadly Human Syndemic, Candice K. Kwan and Joel D. Ernst, Clinical Microbiology Reviews (2011)

    Of the 33.4 million people living with HIV in 2008, nearly a third were estimated to have latent or active tuberculosis (TB); of the 9.4 million cases of TB, an estimated 15% were coinfected with HIV. This journal article reviews the current knowledge of ...

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  2. The HIV-Associated Tuberculosis Epidemic – When Will We Act?, Anthony D. Harries et al., The Lancet (2010)

    This journal article argues for a more aggressive approach to the HIV-associated tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, namely the implementation of the 3Is policy (intensified TB case finding, infection control, and isoniazid preventive therapy) combined with earli ...

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  3. WHO Policy on Collaborative TB HIV Activities – Guidelines for National Programmes and Other Stakeholders, World Health Organization (WHO) (2012)

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  4. Managing Drug Interactions in the Treatment of HIV-Related Tuberculosis, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) (2013)

    The World Health Organization estimates that 1.1 million of the 8.7 million people who developed incident tuberculosis (TB) in 2011 (13%) were also infected with HIV, making TB the most common serious opportunistic infection among people with HIV worldwid ...

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  5. Church Attendance in Men Who Have Sex With Men Diagnosed With HIV Is Associated With Later Presentation for HIV Care, Nicholas Van Wagoner et al., Clinical Infectious Diseases (2013)

    This study finds that men who have sex with men (MSM) and who attend church are more likely to present with lower CD4+ T- lymphocyte counts (LC) when seeking initial treatment, than do MSM who do not attend church. The researchers hypothesized that among ...

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  6. Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013; United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2013)

    This guide is designed for medical professionals but is easily accessible for those who are not versed in medical research and terminology. It provides a comprehensive look at: how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics; the known resistant bacterial in ...

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