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Relationship between CD4 count and quality of life over time among HIV patients in Uganda: a cohort study

Abstract:
Background Immunological markers (CD4 count) are used in developing countries to decide on initiation of antiretroviral therapy and monitor HIV/AIDS disease progression. HIV is an incurable chronic illness, making quality of life paramount. The direct relationship between quality of life and CD4 count is unclear. The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between change in CD4 count and quality of life measures in a Ugandan cohort of people living with HIV. ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12955-015-0332-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Article number:
144
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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EISSN:
1477-7525
ISSN:
1477-7525
Pubs id:
pubs:569996
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uuid:8a156a5e-ba29-46d8-9833-f961c9ae4c41
Local pid:
pubs:569996
Source identifiers:
569996
Deposit date:
2015-10-12

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