Tuberculosis Treatment in HIV Infected Ugandans with C. Background Both HIV and TB cause a state of heightened immune activation.
Immune activation in HIV is associated with progression to AIDS. Prior studies, focusing on persons with advanced HIV, have shown no decline in markers of cellular activation in response to TB therapy alone. Methodology This prospective cohort study, composed of participants within a larger phase 3 open-label randomized controlled clinical trial, measured the impact of TB treatment on immune activation in persons with non-advanced HIV infection (CD4>350 cells/mm3) and pulmonary TB. Boing Boing. Science News, Articles and Information. Featured Articles. Science - News for Your Neurons. Science blog. Watts Up With That?