Use of a population-based survey to determine incidence of AIDS-defining opportunistic illnesses among HIV-positive persons receiving medical care in the United States

@article{Sullivan2007UseOA,
  title={Use of a population-based survey to determine incidence of AIDS-defining opportunistic illnesses among HIV-positive persons receiving medical care in the United States},
  author={Patrick Sean Sullivan and Maxine M. Denniston and Ad McNaghten and Susan E. Buskin and Stephanie T Broyles and Eve D. Mokotoff},
  journal={AIDS Research and Therapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={17 - 17}
}
BACKGROUND Diagnosis of an opportunistic illness (OI) in a person with HIV infection is a sentinel event, indicating opportunities for improving diagnosis of HIV infection and secondary prevention efforts. In the past, rates of OIs in the United States have been calculated in observational cohorts, which may have limited representativeness. METHODS We used data from a 1998 population-based survey of persons in care for HIV infection to demonstrate the utility of population-based survey data… CONTINUE READING

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