Cost and cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection in Singapore.

@article{Paton2006CostAC,
  title={Cost and cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection in Singapore.},
  author={Nicholas I. Paton and Chere A T Chapman and Sundaramoorthy Sangeetha and Sundhiya Mandalia and Richard Bellamy and Eduard J. Beck},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 10},
  pages={699-705}
}
The objective of this study was to determine the cost and cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Singapore. The use and cost of HIV services was calculated for patients managed at the national HIV referral centre in Singapore between 1996 and 2001 from a hospital perspective. Three groups of patients were compared by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stage of HIV infection: those who had never received ART; those who had received only dual therapy; and those who… CONTINUE READING