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Life Expectancy of Persons Receiving Combination Antiretroviral Therapy in Low-Income Countries: A Cohort Analysis from Uganda
(Annals of Internal Medicine, 2011-08-16)
Background: Little is known about the effect of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) on life expectancy in sub-Saharan Africa. Objective: To estimate life expectancy of patients once they initiate cART in Uganda. Design: ...
Use of WHO clinical stage for assessing patient eligibility to antiretroviral therapy in a routine health service setting in Jinja, Uganda
(AIDS Research and Therapy, 2008-02-28)
In a routine service delivery setting in Uganda, we assessed the ability of the WHO clinical stage to accurately identify HIV-infected patients in whom antiretroviral therapy should be started. Among 4302 subjects screened ...
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 ...