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Tuberculosis y VIH/SIDA [Tuberculosis Facts: TB and HIV/AIDS]

This information sheet discusses TB and how it is affected by HIV. It defines TB and explains the difference between TB infection and TB disease. The information sheet advises that HIV weakens the immune system, increasing the chance that in people with HIV and latent TB, the TB germs will become active and attack the body, causing TB disease. It emphasizes the importance of TB treatment and taking the TB drugs as prescribed.

Audiences:
Hispanics/Latinos
Focus Area:
TB
HIV and AIDS
Subjects:
TB Prevention
Publication Date:
2012
Series:
Tuberculosis Facts
Format:
Information Sheet
1 p.: b&w., ill.
Last Updated Date:
Publication ID:
35550