Older patients and those with lower body weight may need to be carefully monitored during linezolid treatment.
Community stakeholders representing various Khayelitsha-based organisations gathered to consult with CIDRI-Africa’s clinical research team on future tuberculous meningitis research.
The PredART study—published in the New England Journal of Medicine—showed that a four-week course of moderate dose prednisone reduced the risk of TB-IRIS by 30% in HIV-positive patients at high risk.
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