Evaluation of HIV Disease Burden in Hospitalized Patients at Sassoon General Hospital in Pune, India

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2013-11-18
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This study was terminated September 13, 2005.

The goal of this project was to conduct both a retrospective and prospective epidemiological study of the burden of HIV disease at Sassoon General Hospital. The specific objectives of the study were to establish the proportion of HIV-infected individuals among hospitalized patients, to assess trends in the number of HIV-infected patients admitted, to establish the proportion of opportunistic infections and other co-morbid conditions present, to assess severity of illness and mortality of hospitalized HIB-infected patients.