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Long-term follow-up of HIV-2-related AIDS and mortality in Guinea-Bissau: a prospective open cohort study

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Background HIV type 2 (HIV-2) is considered more benign and has fewer pathogenic consequences than HIV type 1 (HIV-1) for most infected individuals. However, reliable estimates of time to AIDS and mortality among those with HIV-2 infection are absent. We therefore aimed to compare the time to AIDS and mortality, and the CD4 T-cell dynamics between those infected with HIV-1 and HIV-2. Methods We did a prospective open cohort study. We included all police offi... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/s2352-3018(18)30254-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Target Discovery Institute
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Swedish International Development Agency More from this funder
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Medical Faculty at Lund University More from this funder
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet HIV Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
e25-e31
Publication date:
2018-11-01
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EISSN:
2352-3018
ISSN:
2405-4704
Pubs id:
pubs:943783
URN:
uri:beb9a427-4ef6-47ac-a0cb-595f561f4290
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uuid:beb9a427-4ef6-47ac-a0cb-595f561f4290
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pubs:943783
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English

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