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Mortality in the Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Era: Changing Causes of Death and Disease in the HIV Outpatient Study
TLDR
Although overall death rates remained low through 2004, the proportion of deaths attributable to non- AIDS diseases increased and prominently included hepatic, cardiovascular, and pulmonary diseases, as well as non-AIDS malignancies. Expand
Incidence of types of cancer among HIV-infected persons compared with the general population in the United States, 1992-2003.
TLDR
The incidence of many types of non-AIDS-defining cancer was higher among HIV-infected persons than among the general population from 1992 to 2003, and lower ascertainment of cancer in the HIV cohorts may result in a potential bias to underestimate rate disparities. Expand
Declining morbidity and mortality among patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus infection. HIV Outpatient Study Investigators.
TLDR
The recent declines in morbidity and mortality due to AIDS are attributable to the use of more intensive antiretroviral therapies. Expand
The estimated prevalence and incidence of HIV in 96 large US metropolitan areas.
  • S. Holmberg
  • Medicine
  • American journal of public health
  • 1 May 1996
TLDR
Relatively high prevalences of HIV in at-risk heterosexual persons in several cities indicate the potential for an increase in transmission among them, and the size and direction of the human immunodeficiency virus epidemic in US metropolitan statistical areas with populations greater than 500,000 is estimated. Expand
Epidemiology of human immunodeficiency virus-associated opportunistic infections in the United States in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy.
TLDR
The incidence of nearly all AIDS-defining opportunistic infections (OIs) decreased significantly in the United States during 1992-1998; decreases in the most common OIs were more pronounced in 1996-1998, during which time highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) was introduced into medical care. Expand
Efficacy of a brief case management intervention to link recently diagnosed HIV-infected persons to care
TLDR
A brief intervention by a case manager was associated with a significantly higher rate of successful linkage to HIV care and the cost of such case management was estimated to be US$ 600–1200 per client. Expand
Emerging epidemic of hepatitis C virus infections among young nonurban persons who inject drugs in the United States, 2006-2012.
TLDR
These data indicate an emerging US epidemic of HCV infection among young nonurban persons of predominantly white race, which was higher in 2012 than 2006 in at least 30 states, with largest increases in nonurban counties east of the Mississippi River. Expand
Intersecting epidemics--crack cocaine use and HIV infection among inner-city young adults. Multicenter Crack Cocaine and HIV Infection Study Team.
TLDR
In poor, inner-city communities young smokers of crack cocaine, particularly women who have sex in exchange for money or drugs, are at high risk for HIV infection. Expand
Transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 from a seronegative organ and tissue donor.
TLDR
Improvements in the methods used to screen donors for HIV-1, advances in techniques of virus inactivation, prompt reporting of HIV infection in recipients, and accurate accounting of distributed allografts would help to reduce further this already exceedingly low risk of transmission. Expand
Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the United States, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003 to 2010
TLDR
The estimated prevalence of chronic HCV infection in the United States has decreased and risk factors for infection are essentially unchanged from previous periods and were reported by only about one half of infected persons. Expand
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