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J Med Assoc Thai. 1996 May;79(5):285-7.

Effect of isoniazid prophylaxis on incidence of active tuberculosis among Thai HIV-infected individuals.

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  • 1Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.

Abstract

A prospective comparative study was conducted to determine the effect of isoniazid prophylaxis on the incidence of active tuberculosis among Thai HIV-infected patients for 1 year. Among those 36 HIV-infected patients without prophylaxis, the incidence of active tuberculosis was 2.7 per cent while in 10 HIV-infected patients with isoniazid prophylaxis, there was no incidence of active tuberculosis during the first year.

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