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Mortality before and after HIV infection in the complete UK population of haemophiliacs. UK Haemophilia Centre Directors' Organisation.

Abstract:

During 1977-91, 6,278 males diagnosed with haemophilia were living in the UK. During 1979-86, 1,227 were infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) as a result of transfusion therapy (median estimated seroconversion date, October 1982). Among 2,448 with severe haemophilia, the annual death rate was stable at 8 per 1,000 during 1977-84; during 1985-92 death rates remained at 8 per 1,000 among HIV-seronegative patients but rose steeply in seropositive patients, reaching 81 per 1,000...

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10.1038/377079a0

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Journal:
Nature
Volume:
377
Issue:
6544
Pages:
79-82
Publication date:
1995-09-05
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
URN:
uuid:44187a7f-58a3-4711-8cab-38ea0bb2db9b
Source identifiers:
35651
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pubs:35651

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