Editors' ChoiceInfectious Disease

HIV-associated anaerobes ferment TB risk

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Science Translational Medicine  10 May 2017:
Vol. 9, Issue 389, eaan3781
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aan3781


Short-chain fatty acids produced by anaerobic bacteria increase the risk of TB in HIV-infected, antiretroviral drug–treated people.

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