Survival after HIV infection in the pre-antiretroviral therapy era in a rural Tanzanian cohort.

@article{Isingo2007SurvivalAH,
  title={Survival after HIV infection in the pre-antiretroviral therapy era in a rural Tanzanian cohort.},
  author={Raphael Isingo and Basia Zaba and Milly Marston and Milalu Ndege and Julius Mngara and Wambura Mwita and Alison Wringe and David Beckles and John M. Changalucha and Mark Urassa},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 Suppl 6},
  pages={S5-S13}
}
BACKGROUND Survival patterns after HIV infection in African populations in the era before antiretroviral therapy (ART) form an important baseline for measuring future successes of treatment programmes. Few studies have followed seroconverters for 10 or more years to describe such patterns. METHODS The Kisesa open cohort study conducted four rounds of village-based HIV testing and 20 rounds of household-based demographic surveillance between 1994 and 2006. Approximate infection dates were… CONTINUE READING

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