DR. Fahd Z. Eissa, Fayez Nashi Alshammari, Abdulrahman Ali Al Anazi
Abstract: Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection poses multiple challenges for treatment, and has a high mortality. MDR-TB coinfection with HIV has been reported in African. In saudi, we did not come across any report of HIV and MDR-TB coinfection, though such coinfection has been reported in adults. 34 -year-old HIV-infected male requiring antiretroviral therapy (ART) developed MDR-TB and responded to second-line antituberculous therapy.
Keywords: MDR TB, HIV