Woodd SL, Kelly P, Koethe JR, Praygod G, Rehman AM, Chisenga M, Siame J, Heimburger DC, Friis H, Filteau S. Risk factors for mortality among malnourished HIV-infected adults eligible for antiretroviral therapy. BMC infectious diseases. 2016 Oct 12;16(16). 562 p. PMID: 27733134 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5062813
A substantial proportion of HIV-infected adults starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) in sub-Saharan Africa are malnourished. We aimed to increase understanding of the factors affecting their high mortality, particularly in the high-risk period before ART initiation.