Clinical, epidemiologic characteristics of foreign-born Latinos with HIV/AIDS at an urban HIV clinic.

@article{Kelley2007ClinicalEC,
  title={Clinical, epidemiologic characteristics of foreign-born Latinos with HIV/AIDS at an urban HIV clinic.},
  author={Colleen F Kelley and Isabel Hern{\'a}ndez-Ramos and Carlos Franco-Paredes and Carlos Del Rio},
  journal={The AIDS reader},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={73-4, 78-80, 85-8}
}
Latinos represent a growing number of persons with HIV/AIDS in the United States. Reports of clinical features and therapeutic outcomes of this population are limited. We performed a retrospective cohort study of 75 foreign-born Latinos seen at the Grady Infectious Disease Program in Atlanta between January 2000 and August 2002. Of these, 72% were men with a median age of 38.5 years. The most common risk factor for HIV among the men was having sex with men. Median CD4 count at the time of… CONTINUE READING