Fatal lactic acidosis associated with highly active antiretroviral therapy in patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus infection in Taiwan.

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Lactic acidosis (LA), a rare but life-threatening adverse effect associated with antiretroviral therapy, has been reported with an increasing frequency since the mid-1990s. From June 1994 to June 2002, a total of six patients, four males and two females with a median age of 43 years (range, 30 to 74 years), had been diagnosed with LA. The estimated… (More)

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@article{Sheng2004FatalLA, title={Fatal lactic acidosis associated with highly active antiretroviral therapy in patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus infection in Taiwan.}, author={W. H. Sheng and S M Hsieh and S. C. Lee and M. Y. Chen and J. T. Wang and C. C. Hung and S. C. Chang}, journal={International journal of STD & AIDS}, year={2004}, volume={15 4}, pages={249-53} }