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Risk factors for Kaposi's sarcoma in HIV-positive subjects in Uganda.

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BACKGROUND: Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is associated epidemiologically with HIV infection and with human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8 or KSHV). Both KS and HIV infection are common in Uganda. We conducted a case-control study of 458 HIV-seropositive. Ugandan adults with KS and 568 HIV-seropositive subjects without KS to examine risk factors for HIV-associated KS. METHODS: We recruited newly diagnosed adult KS cases from five hospitals in Kampala, Uganda and controls from a large referral clinic for HIV i...

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Journal:
AIDS (London, England)
Volume:
11
Issue:
13
Pages:
1619-1626
Publication date:
1997-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5571
ISSN:
0269-9370
URN:
uuid:41bbd168-637b-4df6-9c1e-79f9b42afc16
Source identifiers:
36113
Local pid:
pubs:36113

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