Incidence and risk factors of major opportunistic infections after initiation of antiretroviral therapy among advanced HIV-infected patients in a resource-limited setting.

@article{Manosuthi2007IncidenceAR,
  title={Incidence and risk factors of major opportunistic infections after initiation of antiretroviral therapy among advanced HIV-infected patients in a resource-limited setting.},
  author={Weerawat Manosuthi and Achara Chaovavanich and Somsit Tansuphaswadikul and Wisit Prasithsirikul and Yoawarat Inthong and Suthat Chottanapund and Chayanan Sittibusaya and Visal Moolasart and Patamavadee Termvises and Somnuek Sungkanuparph},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2007},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={464-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To study incidence, risk factors, and impact of major opportunistic infections (OIs) after initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART). METHODS A retrospective cohort study was conducted among naïve HIV-infected patients who were initiated ART during January 2003-December 2004. All patients were followed until 15 months after ART. RESULTS There were 793 patients with mean+/-SD age of 35.2+/-7.4 years and 56.3% male. Median (IQR) CD4 was 26 (9-78) cells/mm3. Of 793 patients, 61 (8… CONTINUE READING