HIV and tuberculosis
Published Date:March 2013
Corporate Authors:National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (U.S.), Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention.
Keywords:AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
Prevention & Control
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections/Epidemiology/United States
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections/Prevention & Control
HIV Infections/Epidemiology/United States
HIV Infections/Prevention & Control
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Epidemiology/United States
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary/Prevention & Control
Description:Fast facts - The numbers - Prevention challenges - What CDC is doing
People with HIV and latent TB infection are at much higher risk for progressing to active TB disease than people with latent TB infection alone. All people newly diagnosed with HIV should be tested for TB infection. If they are infected with TB bacteria, immediate treatment can prevent them from progressing to TB disease.
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