Reduction in extrapulmonary tuberculosis in context of antiretroviral therapy scale-up in rural South Africa

J. C. Hoogendoorn, L. Ranoto, N. Muditambi, J. Railton, M. Maswanganyi, H. E. Struthers, J. A. Mcintyre, R. P. H. Peters*

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Abstract

Scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has reduced the incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in South Africa. Despite the strong association of HIV infection with extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB), the effect of ART on the epidemiology of EPTB remains undocumented. We conducted a retrospective record review of patients initiated on treatment for EPTB in 2009 (ART coverage

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2500-2509
Number of pages10
JournalEpidemiology and Infection
Volume145
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2017

Keywords

  • Antiretroviral therapy
  • extrapulmonary tuberculosis
  • human immunodeficiency virus
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
  • rural South Africa
  • MILIARY TUBERCULOSIS
  • HIV-INFECTION
  • RISK-FACTORS
  • MORTALITY
  • BURDEN
  • TRENDS
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • MANAGEMENT
  • COHORT
  • BRAZIL

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