Cause-specific mortality and the contribution of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in the first 3 years after antiretroviral therapy initiation in an urban African cohort.

TitleCause-specific mortality and the contribution of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in the first 3 years after antiretroviral therapy initiation in an urban African cohort.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsCastelnuovo, B, Manabe, YC, Kiragga, A, Kamya, M, Easterbrook, P, Kambugu, A
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume49
Issue6
Pagination965-72
Date Published2009 Sep 15
ISSN1537-6591
KeywordsAdult, AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections, Anti-Retroviral Agents, CD4 Lymphocyte Count, Cohort Studies, Female, HIV Infections, Humans, Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome, Kaplan-Meier Estimate, Male, Meningitis, Cryptococcal, Proportional Hazards Models, Time Factors, Tuberculosis, Uganda
Abstract

Although many studies have reported high early mortality among patients enrolled in antiretroviral therapy (ART) programs in sub-Saharan Africa-particularly among those individuals with advanced immunodeficiency-few studies have reported the most common causes of these early deaths.

Alternate JournalClin. Infect. Dis.
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PubMed ID19673615
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