Diagnostic accuracy of three clinical case definitions for advanced HIV disease.

@article{Gallant1992DiagnosticAO,
  title={Diagnostic accuracy of three clinical case definitions for advanced HIV disease.},
  author={Joel E. Gallant and Jyoti Somani and Richard E. Chaisson and David Stanton and Melvyn Smith and Thomas C Quinn},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={1992},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={295-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the accuracy of three clinical case definitions for advanced HIV disease: the World Health Organization (WHO) case definition, and the original and revised Caracas case definitions. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. SETTING A clinic for patients with all stages of HIV infection at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, [correction of Bethesda] Maryland, USA, a tertiary care university hospital. PATIENTS, PARTICIPANTS Two hundred and twenty-four HIV-positive adults who… CONTINUE READING