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Very early anthropometric changes after antiretroviral therapy predict subsequent survival, in karonga, Malawi.
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|Title: ||Very early anthropometric changes after antiretroviral therapy predict subsequent survival, in karonga, Malawi.|
|Affiliation: ||Hospices Civils de Lyon, Service de Biostatistique, Lyon, F-69003, France; Université de Lyon, Lyon, F-69000, France; Université Lyon I, Villeurbanne, F-69100, France; CNRS UMR5558, Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Evolutive, Equipe Biostatistique Santé, Pierre-Bénite, F-69310, France; Epicentre, Paris, France; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England; Karonga Prevention Study, Malawi; Karonga District Hospital, Karonga, Malawi; Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa.|
|Citation: ||Open Aids J 2012; 6:36-44.|
|Journal: ||The Open AIDS Journal|
|Issue Date: ||Jun-2012 |
|PubMed ID: ||22670166|
|Additional Links: ||http://benthamscience.com/open/toaidj/articles/V006/36TOAIDJ.pdf|
|Abstract: ||Antiretroviral (ART) scale-up in Malawi has been achieved on a large scale based mainly on clinical criteria. Simple markers of prognosis are useful, and we investigated the value of very early anthropometric changes in predicting mortality.|
|MeSH: ||sub-Saharan Africa|
|Rights: ||Archived with thanks to The Open AIDS journal|
|Appears in topics: ||HIV/AIDS|
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