Updates of lifetime costs of care and quality-of-life estimates for HIV-infected persons in the United States: late versus early diagnosis and entry into care.

@article{Farnham2013UpdatesOL,
  title={Updates of lifetime costs of care and quality-of-life estimates for HIV-infected persons in the United States: late versus early diagnosis and entry into care.},
  author={Paul G. Farnham and Chaitra Gopalappa and Stephanie L. Sansom and Angela Blair Hutchinson and John T. Brooks and Paul J. Weidle and Vincent C. Marconi and David Rimland},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2013},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={183-9}
}
BACKGROUND Lifetime costs of care and quality-of-life estimates for HIV-infected persons depend on the disease stage at which these persons are diagnosed, enter care, and start antiretroviral therapy. Updated estimates were used to analyze the effects of late versus early diagnosis/entry on US lifetime care costs, quality-of-life estimates, and HIV transmissions. METHODS The Progression and Transmission of HIV/AIDS model was used to estimate discounted (3%) lifetime treatment costs ($US 2011… CONTINUE READING
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