Risk factors for pneumococcal disease in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients.

@article{Gebo1996RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for pneumococcal disease in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients.},
  author={Kelly A. Gebo and Richard Moore and Jeanne Keruly and Richard E. Chaisson},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1996},
  volume={173 4},
  pages={857-62}
}
To identify risk factors for pneumococcal infection among human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients, a nested case-control study was done in an urban university human immunodeficiency virus clinic. Subjects with pneumococcal illness seen between 1 January 1990 and 1 July 1994 (n=85) were randomly matched to controls from the same population. Patients with pneumococcal disease were more likely than controls to be African Americans (adjusted odds ratio [OR]=3.92), have <200 CD4 cells/mm3… CONTINUE READING

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