Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection

The HIV virus increases the potency of the tuberculosis bacterium (Mtb) by affecting a central function of the immune system. This is the conclusion of a study carried out by researchers at Linköping University in Sweden. The discovery helps to explain why infection with HIV greatly increases the risk that infection by Mtb will progress to active tuberculosis.
Around 9.6 million people around the world develop tuberculosis each year, according to the World Health Organization, WHO. Approximately 10 per cent of these, or 1.2 million people, are also infected with HIV. Of those who die from tuberculosis, one third are infected by HIV, but the fraction differs greatly between different parts of the world.
Source : www.sciencedaily.com      2017/3/5 12:41

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