TITLE

Lesiones orales en pacientes VIH/SIDA asociadas a tratamiento antirretroviral y carga viral

AUTHOR(S)
Harris Ricardo, Jonathan; Rebolledo Cobos, Martha; Díaz Caballero, Antonio José
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Salud Uninorte;sep-dic2012, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p373
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objective: To determine the association between oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS patients with antiretroviral therapy and viral load. Matherials and Methods: Cross-sectional study with 166 patients in Cartagena (Colombia). For collection of information, it was taken like norms the concepts of the Center for exchange of views for oral problems related to HIV infection and the parameters for clinical diagnosis of oral manifestations associated with HIV set by the WHO Collaborating Centre. Levels of viral load and antiretroviral therapy were collected from the medical record of every patient. Results: 66.7 % were male, while 33.3% were female, mean age was 36.1 years, the prevalence of oral manifestations associated with HIV was 59.5%, candidiasis was the most common oral manifestation 35.5% monotherapy-treated patients had less spoken, OR 0.20, CI 0.00 to 0.96 (P <0.02). Conclusion: Patients treated with antiretroviral monotherapy and drug therapy had fewer oral lesions than those treated with combination therapy.
ACCESSION #
89165463

 

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