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Newly Diagnosed HIV and Active Tuberculosis: Antiretroviral Therapy and Co-trimoxazole Prophylaxis

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C Start antiretroviral therapy as soon as possible (within 2 to 8 weeks) following initiation of directly observed therapy for TB.

This answer is correct. Current World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines, supported by evidence from randomized controlled trials, support initiation of antiretroviral therapy as soon as possible following initiation of anti-TB therapy for HIV-infected patients with active TB.


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