Predictors of early death in a cohort of Ethiopian patients treated with HAART

@article{Jerene2006PredictorsOE,
  title={Predictors of early death in a cohort of Ethiopian patients treated with HAART},
  author={Degu Jerene and Aschalew Endale and Yewubnesh Hailu and Bernt Lindtj\orn},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={136 - 136}
}
BACKGROUND HAART has improved the survival of HIV infected patients. However, compared to patients in high-income countries, patients in resource-poor countries have higher mortality rates. Our objective was to identify independent risk factors for death in Ethiopian patients treated with HAART. METHODS In a district hospital in Ethiopia, we treated adult HIV infected patients with HAART based on clinical and total lymphocyte count (TLC) criteria. We measured body weight and complete blood… CONTINUE READING
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