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A clinic service offering isoniazid preventive therapy to HIV infected adults reduces the incidence of tuberculosis
  1. A R Khan
  1. SHO in Respiratory Medicine, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK; emonarkhan@doctors.org.uk

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This study followed 1655 HIV infected male employees of a South African gold mining company (median age 37 years) for a median duration of 22.1 months. Isoniazid preventive therapy, 300 mg daily, was offered at clinic enrolment to 679 subjects who attended with no evidence of active tuberculosis (TB).

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