Initial linkage and subsequent retention in HIV care for a newly diagnosed HIV-infected cohort in Denver, Colorado.

@article{Gardner2013InitialLA,
  title={Initial linkage and subsequent retention in HIV care for a newly diagnosed HIV-infected cohort in Denver, Colorado.},
  author={Edward M H Gardner and Elaine Daniloff and Mark W. Thrun and Daniel H Reirden and Arthur J. Davidson and Steven C. Johnson and Ralph Wilmoth and Elizabeth Connick and William J. Burman},
  journal={Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care},
  year={2013},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={384-90}
}
This is a retrospective cohort study of 352 newly diagnosed HIV-infected individuals in Denver, from 2005 to 2007. Utilizing data from 3 health care systems, 2 clinical trials units, and statewide Colorado HIV laboratory reporting databases, we tracked initial linkage to HIV care, retention in care, loss to follow-up, and transitions between HIV care… CONTINUE READING