Humphrey JM, Mpofu P, Pettit AC, Musick B, Carter EJ, Messou E, Marcy O, Crabtree-Ramirez B, Yotebieng M, Anastos K, Sterling TR, Yiannoutsos C, Diero L, Wools-Kaloustian K. Mortality Among People With HIV Treated for Tuberculosis Based on Positive, Negative, or No Bacteriologic Test Results for Tuberculosis: The IeDEA Consortium. Open forum infectious diseases. 2020 Jan;7(7). ofaa006. PMID: 32010735 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC6984675
In resource-constrained settings, many people with HIV (PWH) are treated for tuberculosis (TB) without bacteriologic testing. Their mortality compared with those with bacteriologic testing is uncertain.