Anemia and Risk Factors in HAART Naïve and HAART Experienced HIV Positive Persons in South West Ethiopia: A Comparative Study

@inproceedings{Gedefaw2013AnemiaAR,
  title={Anemia and Risk Factors in HAART Na{\"i}ve and HAART Experienced HIV Positive Persons in South West Ethiopia: A Comparative Study},
  author={Lealem Gedefaw and Tilahun Yemane and Zewdineh Sahlemariam and Daniel Yilma},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and its treatment cause a range of hematological abnormalities. Anemia is one of the commonly observed hematologic manifestations in HIV positive persons and it has multifactorial origin. OBJECTIVE We aimed to determine the prevalence and risk factors of anemia in highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) naïve and HAART experienced HIV positive persons. METHODS A facility-based comparative cross sectional study was conducted in… CONTINUE READING