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Opportunistic and other infections have declined since the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in developed countries but few studies have addressed the impact of HAART in HIV-infected children from developing countries. This study examines the prevalence and incidence of...
A prospective study was conducted in 4339 HIV-positive clients at the Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre (TRC-ARC) Anonymous clinic, Bangkok, Thailand between January 2003 and April 2008. A tuberculin skin test (TST) was done for all patients without a previous history of tuberculosis (TB). Nine...
Here we present new sequence data from HIV-1 subtype C-infected long-term survivors (LTS) from Karonga District, Malawi. Gag and env sequence data were produced from nine individuals each of whom has been HIV-1 positive for more than 20 years. We show that the three amino acid deletion in gag p17...
Few studies have examined the vitamin D status in HIV-infected patients. A cross-sectional retrospective chart review of 2992 HIV-infected patients was conducted from 9/2008 to 5/2009. A total of 274 adult patients had 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) obtained by radioimmunoassay. None was receiving...
HIV-1-infected individuals with transmitted HIV drug resistance (TDR) begin antiretroviral therapy (ART) with a lower genetic barrier to resistance and a higher risk of both virological failure and of developing further resistance. TDR surveillance informs HIV-1 public health strategies and first...