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Reduced bacterial skin infections in HIV-infected African children randomized to long-term cotrimoxazole prophylaxis

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Objective

To evaluate whether cotrimoxazole prophylaxis prevents common skin conditions in HIV-infected children.

Design

Open-label randomized controlled trial of continuing versus stopping daily cotrimoxazole (post-hoc analysis).

Setting

Three sites in Uganda, one in Zimbabwe.

Participants

758 children aged >3 years receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) for >96 weeks in the ARROW trial were randomized to stop (n=382) or cont...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1097/QAD.0000000000001264

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Prendergast, AJ More by this author
Bwakura-Dangarembizi, M More by this author
Mugyenyi, P More by this author
Lutaakome, J More by this author
Kekitiinwa, A More by this author
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Department for International Development More from this funder
Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
AIDS Journal website
Volume:
30
Pages:
2823–2829
Publication date:
2016-11-05
Acceptance date:
2016-09-05
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Pubs id:
pubs:641564
URN:
uri:1f235fdd-1466-4856-be46-de4862792277
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uuid:1f235fdd-1466-4856-be46-de4862792277
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pubs:641564

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