Early Clinical Manifestations Associated with Death from Visceral Leishmaniasis

@inproceedings{Arajo2012EarlyCM,
  title={Early Clinical Manifestations Associated with Death from Visceral Leishmaniasis},
  author={Valdelaine Etelvina Miranda de Ara{\'u}jo and Maria Helena Franco Morais and Ilka Afonso Reis and Ana Rabello and Mari{\^a}ngela Carneiro},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND In Brazil, lethality from visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is high and few studies have addressed prognostic factors. This historical cohort study was designed to investigate the prognostic factors for death from VL in Belo Horizonte (Brazil). METHODOLOGY The analysis was based on data of the Reportable Disease Information System-SINAN (Brazilian Ministry of Health) relating to the clinical manifestations of the disease. During the study period (2002-2009), the SINAN changed platform… CONTINUE READING

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In Model 1 , the variables significantly associated with a greater risk of death from VL were weakness ( OR 2.9 ; 95%CI 1.3 - 6.4 ) , Leishmania - HIV co - infection ( OR 2.4 ; 95%CI 1.2 - 4.8 ) and age ≥60 years ( OR 2.5 ; 95%CI 1.5 - 4.3 ) .
In Model 1 , the variables significantly associated with a greater risk of death from VL were weakness ( OR 2.9 ; 95%CI 1.3 - 6.4 ) , Leishmania - HIV co - infection ( OR 2.4 ; 95%CI 1.2 - 4.8 ) and age ≥60 years ( OR 2.5 ; 95%CI 1.5 - 4.3 ) .
In Model 2 , the variables were bleeding ( OR 3.5 ; 95%CI 1.2 - 10.3 ) , other associated infections ( OR 3.2 ; 95%CI 1.3 - 7.8 ) , jaundice ( OR 10.1 ; 95%CI 3.7 - 27.2 ) and age ≥60 years ( OR 3.1 ; 95%CI 1.4 - 7.1 ) .
In Model 2 , the variables were bleeding ( OR 3.5 ; 95%CI 1.2 - 10.3 ) , other associated infections ( OR 3.2 ; 95%CI 1.3 - 7.8 ) , jaundice ( OR 10.1 ; 95%CI 3.7 - 27.2 ) and age ≥60 years ( OR 3.1 ; 95%CI 1.4 - 7.1 ) .
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