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Starting Antiretroviral Therapy Can Trigger Leprosy

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Diana Lockwood
Diana Lockwood

REFERENCE:47th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), Chicago, 2007
DIANA LOCKWOOD, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
ICAAC delegates heard that ‘hidden’ leprosy can be triggered in some patients who are receiving HIV antiretroviral therapy. So what might this mean for the countries that are rolling out this therapy to large numbers of people? Derek Thorne discussed the issue with Diana Lockwood of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

[audio:https://www.audiomedica.com/podcasting/general_medicine/070918DianaLockwood.mp3]

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