Joseph Sylvain Kouakou

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BACKGROUND In Côte d'Ivoire during 2004-2007, numbers of ART enrollees increased from <5,000 to 36,943. Trends in nationally representative ART program outcomes have not yet been reported. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS We conducted a retrospective chart review to assess trends in patient characteristics and attrition [death or loss to follow-up (LTFU)](More)
BACKGROUND In Côte d'Ivoire, tuberculosis (TB) is a common cause of death among HIV-infected antiretroviral therapy (ART) enrollees. Ivorian guidelines recommend screening for TB and initiation of TB treatment before ART initiation. Compliance with these guidelines can help reduce TB-related mortality during ART and possibly nosocomial TB transmission. (More)
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