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Stopping cotrimoxazole during antiretroviral therapy raises risk of bacterial illness, malaria, Ugandan trial shows

Stopping cotrimoxazole prophylaxis increases the risk of serious bacterial infections and malaria, even at high CD4 cell counts, in people taking antiretroviral therapy in Uganda, results of a randomised trial show.

The results were presented on Wednesday at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2015) in Seattle, USA, by Professor Jonathan Levin of the UK’s Medical Research Council.

Read more: https://www.aidsmap.com/news/feb-2015/stopping-cotrimoxazole-during-antiretroviral-therapy-raises-risk-bacterial-illness

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