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Very early anthropometric changes after antiretroviral therapy predict subsequent survival, in karonga, Malawi.

By David Maman, Judith R Glynn, Amelia C Crampin, Katharina Kranzer, Jacqueline Saul, Andreas Jahn, Venance Mwinuka, Msenga Hc Ngwira, Hazzie Mvula, Fipson Munthali and Nuala McGrath

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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

Topics: HIV/AIDS
Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.2174/1874613601206010036
OAI identifier: oai:fieldresearch.msf.org:10144/250134
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