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HIV care and treatment factors associated with improved survival during TB treatment in Thailand: an observational study

Jay K Varma12*, Sriprapa Nateniyom3, Somsak Akksilp4, Wiroj Mankatittham5, Chawin Sirinak6, Wanchai Sattayawuthipong7, Channawong Burapat2, Wanitchaya Kittikraisak2, Patama Monkongdee2, Kevin P Cain1, Charles D Wells1 and Jordan W Tappero12

Author Affiliations

1 U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA

2 Thailand Ministry of Public Health – U.S. CDC Collaboration, Nonthaburi, Thailand

3 Thailand Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand

4 Office of Disease Prevention and Control 7, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

5 Bamrasnaradura Institute, Nonthaburi, Thailand

6 Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, Bangkok, Thailand

7 Phuket Provincial Health Office, Phuket, Thailand

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BMC Infectious Diseases 2009, 9:42  doi:10.1186/1471-2334-9-42

Published: 13 April 2009

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Tables 1–5. Table 1. Characteristics of HIV-infected tuberculosis patients, stratified by vital status at the end of tuberculosis treatment. Table 2. Mortality rate among HIV-infected TB patients, stratified by microbiologic status. Table 3. Multivariable Cox proportional hazards analysis of risk factors for death among HIV-infected TB patients, stratified by microbiologic status. Table 4. Adverse events in all HIV-infected tuberculosis patients, including patients not treated with anti-retroviral therapy (ART), patients treated with nevirapine-containing ART, and patients treated with efavirenz-containing ART. Table 5. Multivariable Cox proportional hazards analysis of risk factors for death or death and default among HIV-infected tuberculosis patients, stratified by HIV anti-retroviral therapy regimen.

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