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Adverse reaction to antimycobacterials administered as a combination tablet with no reaction to the same drugs in isolation
  1. Margaret Kingston,
  2. Kate Childs,
  3. Elizabeth Carlin
  1. Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
  1. Dr Kingston

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Editor,—A 37 year old Portuguese man presented to the genitourinary (GU) medicine department with constitutional symptoms. He had a history of injecting drug use and had been identified as positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibody in Portugal 5 years previously. He had not been in contact with medical services for a year. Confirmatory HIV antibody testing was positive. The CD4 lymphocyte count was 50 × 106/l and the viral load below the limit of detection (<40–80 copies/ml). He was admitted for …

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