Tuberculosis: The Connection between TB and HIV (the AIDS virus)

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Tuberculosis: The Connection between TB and HIV (the AIDS virus)

Description

This brochure provides information about the connection between tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.

This tool addresses the following questions:

  • What is TB?
  • How is TB spread?
  • What are the symptoms of TB?
  • What is the difference between TB disease and TB infection?
  • Why is it important to know if I have TB and HIV infections?
  • What is a TB skin test?
  • What must I do if I have TB infection or TB disease?

Developer:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

History

Release Date: 2005
Review Date: 2006
Recent Summary: March 2006
Original Summary: May 2005
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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