Cost effectiveness of isoniazid preventive therapy for HIV-infected pregnant women in India

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2016-01-01
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International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
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Background: India has a high burden of active tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Pregnancy increases the risks of developing TB in HIV-infected women. Isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) reduces progression to TB, but may increase costs and hepatotoxicity. The cost-effectiveness of IPT for HIV-infected pregnant women in India is unknown.
Citation: 
Kapoor S, Gupta A, Shah M. Cost effectiveness of isoniazid preventive therapy for HIV-infected pregnant women in India. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016:20(1).