Morbidity in HIV-1-infected individuals before and after the introduction of antiretroviral therapy: a longitudinal study of a population-based cohort in Uganda.

@article{Iwuji2011MorbidityIH,
  title={Morbidity in HIV-1-infected individuals before and after the introduction of antiretroviral therapy: a longitudinal study of a population-based cohort in Uganda.},
  author={Collins Iwuji and Billy Nsubuga Mayanja and Helen A Weiss and Elly Atuhumuza and Patrick Hughes and Dermot Maher and Heiner Grosskurth},
  journal={HIV medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 9},
  pages={553-61}
}
BACKGROUND We compared morbidities in HIV-1-infected patients before and after the introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a rural Ugandan cohort followed from 1990 to 2008. ART was introduced in 2004. METHODS Random-effects Poisson regression models were used to estimate incidence rates of World Health Organization (WHO) stage-defining diseases in HIV-infected individuals aged 13 years or older with known seroconversion dates, and in an age-stratified sample of HIV-negative… CONTINUE READING
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