Trial Info

DATURA is registered in : NCT04738812

HIV-1 infected adults and adolescents hospitalised with active TB disease and not currently treated with ART for more than one week will be included in the trial and randomised between 2 arms.

Initial phase:

  • ARM 1 – the intensified TB treatment arm (increased doses of rifampicin and isoniazid together with standard-dose of pyrazinamide and ethambutol for 8 weeks in addition to prednisone for 6 weeks)
  • ARM 2 – the WHO standard TB treatment for 8 weeks.

The continuation phase of TB treatment will be identical in the two arms: 4 months of rifampicin and isoniazid at standard doses.

Patients will be followed-up for an additional 24 weeks (6 months) in the follow-up phase.

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