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Mortality and clinical characteristics of hospitalized adult patients with HIV in Pune, India
Indian Journal of Medical Research
Background and Objective: In India, data regarding mortality and clinical characteristics of hospitalized HIV-infected patients are sparse, which may limit the effectiveness of new hospital-based HIV programmes providing antiretroviral therapy (ART). The objective of our study was to determine mortality and clinical characteristics of hospitalized HIV-infected individuals in a high HIV prevalence region of India.
Methods: A retrospective chart review was done of known HIV-infected adults admitted to the Medical Service of a large, public hospital in Pune, India, from January 2002 to November 2003.
Sobhani R, Basavaraj A, Gupta A, Bhave AS, Kadam DB, Sangle SA, Prasad HB, Choi J, Josephs J, Gebo KA, Morde SN, Bollinger RC, Kakrani AL. Mortality and clinical characteristics of hospitalized adult patients with HIV in Pune, India. Indian J Med Res. 2007 Aug; 126:112-117. Subscription Required.