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Tuberculosis manifested by immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome during HAART

Park, Wan Beom; Choe, Pyoeng Gyun; Jo, Jae Hyun; Kim, Sung-Han; Bang, Ji Hwan; Kim, Hong Bin; Kim, Nam Joong; Oh, Myoung-don; Choe, Kang Won

AIDS:
doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3280f7751f
Research Letters
Abstract

The proportion of tuberculosis manifested by immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) after HAART has not been established. We describe the incidence and clinical features of tuberculosis manifested by IRIS after HAART in an intermediate tuberculosis burden area. The findings suggest that a significant proportion of the tuberculosis occurring early after starting HAART is manifested by IRIS.

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Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Received 25 December, 2006

Accepted 30 January, 2007

© 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.