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Mortality by baseline CD4 cell count among HIV patients initiating antiretroviral therapy: evidence from a large cohort in Uganda.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., 2011)
Objective: Evaluations of CD4 cell count and other prognostic factors on the survival of HIV patients in sub-Saharan Africa are extremely limited. Funders have been reticent to recommend earlier initiation of treatment. ...
Community‑based ART distribution system can effectively facilitate long‑term program retention and low‑rates of death and virologic failure in rural Uganda
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2015-11-12)
Background: Community-drug distribution point is a care model for stable patients in the community designed to make ART delivery more efficient for the health system and provide appropriate support to encourage long-term ...
Predictive value of CD4 cell count nadir on long-term mortality in HIV-positive patients in Uganda
Objective: Although international guidelines recommend initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART) when a patient’s CD4 cell count is <350 cells/μL, most patients in resource-limited settings present with much lower CD4 cell ...