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A prospective study of the risk of tuberculosis among intravenous drug users with human immunodeficiency virus infection.
To determine the risk of active tuberculosis associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, we prospectively studied 520 intravenous drug users enrolled in a methadone-maintenanceExpand
PCR detection of human papillomavirus: comparison between MY09/MY11 and GP5+/GP6+ primer systems.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an etiologic agent of cervical cancer and is the most common sexually transmitted disease in women. PCR amplification of HPV genomes is the most sensitive method for theExpand
Association of Streptococcus bovis with carcinoma of the colon.
Two patients with colonic adenocarcinoma and Streptococcus bovis endocarditis suggested a possible association between the two. Non-enterococcal Group D streptococci were isolated from fecal culturesExpand
Oral candidiasis in high-risk patients as the initial manifestation of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
We studied the frequency with which unexplained oral candidiasis led to unequivocal acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in patients at risk. Twenty-two previously healthy adults withExpand
[Transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus].
THE likely routes of transmission of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) were established before an etiologic agent was identified. The appearance of AIDS in disparate populations,Expand
Streptococcus bovis septicemia and carcinoma of the colon.
We prospectively studied patients with Streptococcus bovis septicemia for the presence of gastrointestinal lesions. This study was prompted by our reported findings of the association of fecalExpand
Human papillomavirus type 16 and immune status in human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive women.
BACKGROUND Human papillomavirus (HPV) type 16 is etiologically associated with approximately half of all cervical cancers. It is important, therefore, to determine the characteristics thatExpand
Gender and Hospitalization Patterns Among HIV‐Infected Drug Users Before and After the Availability of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Abstract: We examined highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era and pre‐HAART era hospitalization rates among 604 HIV‐infected drug users in a prospective study in Bronx, New York. MedicalExpand
Decreased bone mineral density and increased fracture risk in aging men with or at risk for HIV infection
Background:Osteopenia has been described in HIV-infected persons, but most studies have not focused on aging men, have not included an HIV-negative comparison group with similar risks to those of theExpand
Heroin use during methadone maintenance treatment: the importance of methadone dose and cocaine use.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to examine factors associated with heroin use during methadone maintenance treatment. METHODS Logistic regression statistical models were used to examineExpand