Trends and characteristics of AIDS mortality in the Rio de Janeiro city after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy

We examined the characteristics of AIDS mortality in Rio de Janeiro city from 1995 to 2003. During this period, highly active antiretroviral therapy with protease inhibitors was made available, and it changed the pattern of the epidemics. There was a 47.5% reduction in the number of AIDS deaths with...

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Main Authors: Valéria Saraceni, Marly Marques da Cruz, Lilian de Mello Lauria, Betina Durovni
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier
Series:Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases
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