Effects of high CD4 cell counts on death and attrition among HIV patients receiving antiretroviral treatment: an observational cohort study

Abstract

Current WHO guidelines recommend initiating ART regardless of CD4+ cell count. In response, we conducted an observational cohort study to assess the effects of pre-ART CD4+ cell count levels on death, attrition, and death or attrition in HIV treated patients. This large HIV treatment cohort study (n = 49,155) from 2010 to 2015 was conducted in Guangxi… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-03384-7

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@inproceedings{Tang2017EffectsOH, title={Effects of high CD4 cell counts on death and attrition among HIV patients receiving antiretroviral treatment: an observational cohort study}, author={Z. Tang and Stephen Pan and Yu-hua Ruan and Xuanhua Liu and Jinming Su and Qiuying Zhu and Zhiyong Shen and Heng Zhang and Yi Chen and Guanghua Lan and Hui Xing and Lingjie Liao and Yi Feng and Yiming Shao}, booktitle={Scientific reports}, year={2017} }