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Reasons for Failure of HIV Patient with Tuberculosis to Respond to Chemotherapy

Purpose:

To identify reasons why an HIV-infected patient with tuberculosis may be showing a poor clinical response to antituberculous therapy.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology
Pulmonology

Objective:

pharmacogenetics, failure handling and therapy escalation, response to therapy

ICD-10:

A15, B20

Description:

An HIV-infected adult with tuberculosis may fail to clinically respond to chemotherapy if certain factors are present. The authors are from Edendale Hospital, University of KwaZulu, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

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