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The Infectiousness of Tuberculosis Patients Coinfected with HIV

  • A. Roderick Escombe mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: rod.escombe@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, Wellcome Trust Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, Asociación Benéfica PRISMA, Lima, Perú

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  • David A. J Moore,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, Wellcome Trust Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, Asociación Benéfica PRISMA, Lima, Perú, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú

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  • Robert H Gilman,

    Affiliations: Asociación Benéfica PRISMA, Lima, Perú, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • William Pan,

    Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Marcos Navincopa,

    Affiliations: Servicio de Enfermedades Tropicales y Infecciosas, Hospital Dos de Mayo, Lima, Perú, Universidad Nacional Mayor San Marcos, Lima, Perú

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  • Eduardo Ticona,

    Affiliation: Servicio de Enfermedades Tropicales y Infecciosas, Hospital Dos de Mayo, Lima, Perú

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  • Carlos Martínez,

    Affiliation: Servicio de Neumología, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo, Lima, Perú

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  • Luz Caviedes,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú

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  • Patricia Sheen,

    Affiliation: Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú

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  • Armando Gonzalez,

    Affiliation: Universidad Nacional Mayor San Marcos, Lima, Perú

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  • Catherine J Noakes,

    Affiliation: School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

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  • Jon S Friedland,

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, Wellcome Trust Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

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  • Carlton A Evans

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, Wellcome Trust Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, Asociación Benéfica PRISMA, Lima, Perú, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: September 16, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050188

About the Authors

A. Roderick Escombe, David A. J Moore, Jon S Friedland, Carlton A Evans
Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
A. Roderick Escombe, David A. J Moore, Jon S Friedland, Carlton A Evans
Wellcome Trust Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
A. Roderick Escombe, David A. J Moore, Robert H Gilman, Carlton A Evans
Asociación Benéfica PRISMA, Lima, Perú
David A. J Moore, Robert H Gilman, Luz Caviedes, Patricia Sheen, Carlton A Evans
Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú
Robert H Gilman, William Pan, Carlton A Evans
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Marcos Navincopa, Eduardo Ticona
Servicio de Enfermedades Tropicales y Infecciosas, Hospital Dos de Mayo, Lima, Perú
Marcos Navincopa, Armando Gonzalez
Universidad Nacional Mayor San Marcos, Lima, Perú
Carlos Martínez
Servicio de Neumología, Hospital Nacional Dos de Mayo, Lima, Perú
Catherine J Noakes
School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: rod.escombe@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

All authors contributed to the design or data analysis of the study, the writing of the article and approved the final version to be published. ARE had full access to all the data in the study and had final responsibility for the decision to submit for publication and is the guarantor.