Prednisone for the prevention of paradoxical tuberculosis-associated IRIS


Early initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients who have tuberculosis reduces mortality among patients with low CD4 counts, but it increases the risk of paradoxical tuberculosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS).

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Volume 379
Issue number 20
Pages 1915-1925
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