Thuli Phungula

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between treatment of HIV-tuberculosis (TB) coinfection and primary virologic failure among children initiating antiretroviral therapy in South Africa. DESIGN We performed a retrospective cohort study of 1029 children initiating antiretroviral therapy at two medical centers in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, a region of(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify demographic and clinical risk factors associated with mortality after initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a cohort of human immunodeficiency (HIV) infected children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort study of 537 children initiating antiretroviral therapy at McCord Hospital in(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify baseline demographic and clinical risk factors associated with poor CD4 and weight response after initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a cohort of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort study of 674 children initiating antiretroviral(More)
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