Bacterial Pneumonia among HIV-Infected Patients: Decreased Risk After Tobacco Smoking Cessation. ANRS CO3 Aquitaine Cohort, 2000–2007

@inproceedings{Bnard2010BacterialPA,
  title={Bacterial Pneumonia among HIV-Infected Patients: Decreased Risk After Tobacco Smoking Cessation. ANRS CO3 Aquitaine Cohort, 2000–2007},
  author={Antoine B{\'e}nard and Patrick Merci{\'e} and Ahmadou Alioum and Fabrice Bonnet and Estibaliz Lazaro and Michel Dupon and Didier Neau and François Dabis and Genevi{\`e}ve Ch{\^e}ne},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Bacterial pneumonia is still a substantial cause of morbidity and mortality in HIV-infected patients in the era of combination Antiretroviral Therapy. The benefit of tobacco withdrawal on the risk of bacterial pneumonia has not been quantified in such populations, exposed to other important risk factors such as HIV-related immunodeficiency. Our objective was to estimate the effect of tobacco smoking withdrawal on the risk of bacterial pneumonia among HIV-infected individuals… CONTINUE READING

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