Estimates of opportunistic infection incidence or death within specific CD4 strata in HIV-infected patients in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire: impact of alternative methods of CD4 count modelling

CD4 lymphocyte count is an important surrogate marker of HIV disease progression, but it is often unavailable at the time of clinical events. We analysed data from the Cotrame cohort (1999–2004) and the Trivacan Structured Treatment Interruption trial (2002–2005) to estimate the incidence of opportunistic infections and death within specific CD4 strata in… CONTINUE READING