Mycobacterium tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 interaction. Pathogenesis and disease modulation in dual infection

Authored by: Harriet Mayanja
Thesis Universiteit van Amsterdam , J.M.A. Lange
Copromotor(s): F.G.J. Cobelens
ISBN: 978946291615
Date of thesis defence: 14/05/2014

In this thesis, we look at the clinical and immunological impact of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) on HIV-1 infection and disease. We show that, unlike other HIV related opportunistic infections, successful treatment of MTB disease may in some patients be associated with some degree of decrease in HIV-1 load. Read more