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Treatment outcomes among HIV-1 and HIV-2 infected children initiating antiretroviral therapy in a concentrated low prevalence setting in West Africa.

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BACKGROUND: There is little data on responses to combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) among HIV-infected children in the West African region. We describe treatment outcomes among HIV-1 and HIV-2 infected children initiating cART in a research clinic in The Gambia, West Africa. METHODS: All treatment naive HIV-infected children who initiated cART according to the WHO ART guidelines for children between October 2004 and December 2009 were included in the analysis. Kaplan-Meir estimates and...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2431-12-95

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NPEU
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
95
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1471-2431
ISSN:
1471-2431
URN:
uuid:540d171d-55fb-4e41-8943-3cf3c6a50f74
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342405
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pubs:342405

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