CD4 cell count recovery among HIV-infected patients with very advanced immunodeficiency commencing antiretroviral treatment in sub-Saharan Africa

@article{Lawn2006CD4CC,
  title={CD4 cell count recovery among HIV-infected patients with very advanced immunodeficiency commencing antiretroviral treatment in sub-Saharan Africa},
  author={Stephen D. Lawn and Landon Myer and Linda-Gail Bekker and Robin Wood},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={59 - 59}
}
BACKGROUND Patients accessing antiretroviral treatment (ART) programmes in sub-Saharan Africa frequently have very advanced immunodeficiency. Previous data suggest that such patients may have diminished capacity for CD4 cell count recovery. METHODS Rates of CD4 cell increase were determined over 48 weeks among ART-naïve individuals (n = 596) commencing… CONTINUE READING