Use of antiherpes drugs and the risk of Kaposi's sarcoma: data from the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study.

@article{Glesby1996UseOA,
  title={Use of antiherpes drugs and the risk of Kaposi's sarcoma: data from the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study.},
  author={Marshall Jay Glesby and Donald R Hoover and S P Weng and Neil M. H. Graham and John P. Phair and Roger Detels and M I Ho and Alfred J. Saah},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1996},
  volume={173 6},
  pages={1477-80}
}
To determine if use of antiherpes drugs protects against the development of AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), data from 935 homosexual men with AIDS from the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study were analyzed. In nested case-control analysis, neither acyclovir use for human immunodeficiency virus infection (odds ratio [OR], 0.84; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.56-1.26; P = .39) nor acyclovir use for any indication (OR, 1.02; 95% CI, 0.76-1.38; P = .89) was associated with a reduced risk of KS as… CONTINUE READING

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