Treatment Outcomes for Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis and HIV Co-infection
Max R. O’Donnell , Nesri Padayatchi, Charlotte Kvasnovsky, Lise Werner, Iqbal Master, and C. Robert Horsburgh
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA (M.R. O’Donnell); Centre for AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa, Durban, South Africa (M.R. O’Donnell, N. Padayatchi, L. Werner); University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (C. Kvasnovsky); King George V Hospital, Sydenham, South Africa (I. Master); Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (C.R. Horsburgh, Jr.); Boston University School of Medicine, Boston (C.R. Horsburgh, Jr.)
Figure 1. . Kaplan-Meier curves for A) 114 HIV-positive (dashed line) and HIV-negative (solid line) patients receiving treatment for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) (p = 0.4966); and B) 82 HIV-infected patients with XDR TB receiving (dashed line) and not receiving (solid line) antiretroviral therapy (p = 0.0330), KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. p values were adjusted for sex, TB treatment history, and HIV status.
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