Management of HIV and TB: What Every GP Should Know

Authors: Faiz Ahmad Khan, MD, MPH—co-author
Madhukar Pai, MD, PhD—Author and Series Editor
Number of pages: 6
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Overview: Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in people living with HIV (PLWH). The epidemiologic link between HIV and TB is strong even in a low HIV prevalence country such as India
– hence all Indian physicians that see patients with suspected or confirmed TB should understand how to approach TB diagnosis and treatment among PLWH, even if they are not working in a community where HIV infection is common. This article provides general practitioners with a concise and practical overview of TB screening, prevention, diagnosis and treatment, in PLWH.

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