Effect of influenza vaccination on disease progression among HIV-infected persons.

OBJECTIVE To describe the effect of influenza vaccination on long-term change in CD4 count and HIV RNA level, and on progression to AIDS or death. DESIGN AND SETTING A longitudinal medical record review set in 113 medical clinics in 10 United States cities. PATIENTS A total of 36,050 HIV-infected persons aged > or = 13 years in care for HIV infection… CONTINUE READING