2008 - Excess mortality after HIV seroconversion has greatly decreased in the past 10 years

Moore, Richard D.
November 2008
ACP Journal Club;11/18/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 5, p13
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy and its impact on HIV-infected persons. A study revealed that persons infected with HIV had higher mortality than did the general population, but mortality and excess mortality have greatly decreased in the past 10 years. It is stated that 2571 HIV-infected persons died compared with 235 expected deaths in a matched general population cohort.


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