Factors associated with presentation to care with advanced HIV disease in Brussels and Northern France: 1997-2007

@inproceedings{Ndiaye2011FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with presentation to care with advanced HIV disease in Brussels and Northern France: 1997-2007},
  author={Bakhao Ndiaye and Julia Salleron and Anne Vincent and Pierre Bataille and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique Bonnevie and Philippe Choisy and Karine Cochonat and Clotilde Fontier and Habib Guerroumi and Bernard C Vandercam and Hugues Melliez and Yazdan Yazdanpanah},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Our objective was to determine the frequency and determinants of presentation to care with advanced HIV disease in patients who discover their HIV diagnosis at this stage as well as those with delayed presentation to care after HIV diagnosis in earlier stages. METHODS We collected data on 1,819 HIV-infected patients in Brussels (Belgium) and Northern France from January 1997 to December 2007. "Advanced HIV disease" was defined as CD4 count <200/mm3 or clinically-defined AIDS at… CONTINUE READING

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