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New study a reprieve for isoniazid during HIV pregnancy?

Key clinical point: Isoniazid to prevent TB during HIV pregnancy might be safe after all.

Major finding: Adverse birth outcomes were lower when HIV positive women were on isoniazid to prevent tuberculosis during pregnancy (16% vs. 28%; P = 0.08).

Study details: Observational study of 151 women

Disclosures: The work was funded by the National Institutes of Health. The lead investigator did not have any disclosures.


Salazar-Austin NM et al. CROI 2019, Abstract 77.