Superior Effectiveness of Zidovudine Compared With Tenofovir When Combined With Nevirapine-based Antiretroviral Therapy in a Large Nigerian Cohort

@inproceedings{Scarsi2016SuperiorEO,
  title={Superior Effectiveness of Zidovudine Compared With Tenofovir When Combined With Nevirapine-based Antiretroviral Therapy in a Large Nigerian Cohort},
  author={Kimberly K. Scarsi and Geoffrey Eisen and Kristin M. Darin and Seema Meloni and Holly E. Rawizza and Eric J Tchetgen Tchetgen and Oche Ochai Agbaji and Daniel I. Onwujekwe and Wadzani Gashau and Reuben Nkado and Prosper Okonkwo and R. L. Murphy and Phyllis J Kanki},
  booktitle={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Despite sparse efficacy data, tenofovir-emtricitabine or tenofovir-lamivudine plus nevirapine is used in many resource-constrained settings. METHODS This retrospective cohort study included patients initiating nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) with either tenofovir-emtricitabine or lamivudine (tenofovir group) or zidovudine-lamivudine (zidovudine group). Clinical, virologic, and immunologic evaluations were performed at baseline and every 6 months. Virologic failure was… CONTINUE READING
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