Frequency, determinants and consequences of delayed access to care for HIV infection in France.

@article{Lanoy2007FrequencyDA,
  title={Frequency, determinants and consequences of delayed access to care for HIV infection in France.},
  author={Emilie Lanoy and Murielle Mary-Krause and Pierre Tattevin and Isabelle Perbost and I Poizot-Martin and Caroline M Dupont and Dominique Costagliola},
  journal={Antiviral therapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={89-96}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES We analysed the frequency and predictors of delayed access to care (DAC) for HIV infection, and its influence on survival. METHODS We studied predictors of DAC among 18,721 patients enrolled between 1997 and 2002 in the French Hospital Database on HIV (FHDH), DAC being defined by a CD4* T-cell count below 200 copies/mm3 and/or AIDS at FHDH enrollment. The association of DAC with the initiation of combined antiretroviral therapy (cART) and of DAC with survival were… CONTINUE READING
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