Edmond S Chang

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Diarrhea is a significant problem for most people with AIDS. Its causes are multifactorial, ranging from infectious organisms to malignancies and functional problems. A thorough evaluation will usually determine the etiology and guide treatment. With HAART, dramatic improvements in immune status have caused a decline in opportunistic infections, including(More)
Poor clinical and virologic response to combination antiretroviral therapy for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection may stem from a variety of factors including poor medication adherence, development of drug-resistant HIV strains, drug interactions, efflux pumps, and unfavorable pharmacokinetics. Diagnosing nonadherence to medication is particularly(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of HSV infections and recurrences among HIV-infected patients and to examine different regimens for suppression of HSV recurrence. A randomized retrospective chart review of HIV-infected patients at a public hospital in Los Angeles County was conducted. We reviewed 224 patients' charts; 26 percent had(More)
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