Clinical outcomes and disease progression among patients coinfected with HIV and human T lymphotropic virus types 1 and 2.

@article{Beilke2004ClinicalOA,
  title={Clinical outcomes and disease progression among patients coinfected with HIV and human T lymphotropic virus types 1 and 2.},
  author={Mark A Beilke and Katherine P. Theall and Megan A. O'Brien and John L Clayton and Stephanie M. Benjamin and Elsa L Winsor and Patricia J Kissinger},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={256-63}
}
The goal of this study was to investigate clinical outcomes and survival probabilities among persons coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and human T lymphotropic viruses types 1 and 2 (HTLV-I/II). A nonconcurrent cohort study of 1033 HIV-infected individuals was also conducted. Sixty-two patients were coinfected with HTLV-I, and 141 patients were coinfected with HTLV-II. HTLV-I/II coinfection was highly associated with African-American race/ethnicity, age of >36 years, higher CD4… CONTINUE READING

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