No Association of Cryptococcal Antigenemia with Poor Outcomes among Antiretroviral Therapy-Experienced HIV-Infected Patients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Smitson2014NoAO,
  title={No Association of Cryptococcal Antigenemia with Poor Outcomes among Antiretroviral Therapy-Experienced HIV-Infected Patients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia},
  author={Christopher C. Smitson and Admasu Tenna and Mulugeta Tarekegne Tsegaye and Abere Shiferaw Alemu and Daniel Fekade and Abraham Aseffa and Henry M Blumberg and Russell Ryan Kempker},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION There are limited data on clinical outcomes of ART-experienced patients with cryptococcal antigenemia. We assessed clinical outcomes of a predominantly asymptomatic, ART-experienced cohort of HIV+ patients previously found to have a high (8.4%) prevalence of cryptococcal antigenemia. METHODS The study took place at All Africa Leprosy, Tuberculosis and Rehabilitative Training Centre and Black Lion Hospital HIV Clinics in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A retrospective study design was used… CONTINUE READING

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