The incidence of, risk factors for, and sequelae of herpes zoster among HIV patients in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era.

@article{Gebo2005TheIO,
  title={The incidence of, risk factors for, and sequelae of herpes zoster among HIV patients in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era.},
  author={Kelly A. Gebo and Rita Rastogi Kalyani and Richard Moore and Michael J. Polydefkis},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={169-74}
}
BACKGROUND Whereas the incidence, risk factors, and clinical sequelae of herpes zoster have been studied in the general population and in HIV patients in the era before highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), they have yet to be fully understood in the current era of HAART. METHODS We conducted a retrospective cohort study of patients enrolled in an urban HIV clinic between January 1, 1997 and December 31, 2001. Patients with an episode of herpes zoster during this period were… CONTINUE READING
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