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Simple markers for initiating antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected Ethiopians.

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BACKGROUND: We explored the relevance of simple markers (clinical or laboratory markers not requiring sophisticated laboratories) in the decision of initiation of therapy in resource-poor settings. METHODS: Among HIV-infected Ethiopian cohort participants, simple markers predicting short-term death were examined using time-dependent Cox proportional hazards models. Timing of hypothetical treatment was compared between guidelines using the simple markers (based on presence of at least one mar...

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Mekonnen, Y More by this author
Dukers, NH More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
AIDS (London, England)
Volume:
17
Issue:
6
Pages:
815-819
Publication date:
2003-04-05
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EISSN:
1473-5571
ISSN:
0269-9370
URN:
uuid:d3cbbadf-b740-4f86-a97e-13f3559c09ab
Source identifiers:
80234
Local pid:
pubs:80234

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