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Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 242604, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/242604
Clinical Study

Initial Antituberculous Regimen with Better Drug Penetration into Cerebrospinal Fluid Reduces Mortality in HIV Infected Patients with Tuberculous Meningitis: Data from an HIV Observational Cohort Study

Department of Infectious Diseases, Bathalapalli Rural Development Trust Hospital, Kadiri Road, Anantapur District, Bathalapalli 515661, Andhra Pradesh, India

Received 9 June 2013; Revised 18 July 2013; Accepted 18 July 2013

Academic Editor: Luis E Cuevas

Copyright © 2013 Gerardo Alvarez-Uria et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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