MCQ – 89155


A previously untreated HIV-positive patient is diagnosed with Mycobacterial tuberculosis infection and treatment is started. The patient began to feel better, 2 weeks into treatment the patient suddenly complained of high fever, severe malaise, headache, worsening cough, and tender nodes in the neck. Which of the following explanations is the most likely in this case?

A. Resistance to Anti-Tubercular Therapy


Concurrent treatment with Antiretroviral Therapy


Bacterial endotoxin release due to death of TB bacilli


Hypersensitivity reaction to Isoniazid

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