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HIV Subtype D Is Associated with Dementia, Compared with Subtype A, in Immunosuppressed Individuals at Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Kampala, Uganda
(Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2009)
Background. In the United States, clade B is the predominant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) subtype, whereas in sub-Saharan Africa, clades A, C, and D are the predominant subtypes. HIV subtype may have an impact on ...
Benefits and risks of stavudine therapy for HIV-associated neurologic complications in Uganda
(American Academy of Neyurology, 2009)
Background: The frequency of HIV dementia in a recent study of HIV individuals at the Infectious Disease Institute in Kampala, Uganda, was 31%. Coformulated generic drugs, which include stavudine, are the most common ...
Second assessment of NeuroAIDS in Africa
(Informa Healthcare, 2008)
In July of 2006, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Center for Mental Health Research on AIDS (CMHRA) sponsored the second conference on the Assessment of NeuroAIDS in Africa, which was held in Arusha, ...
Frequency of and risk factors for HIV dementia in an HIV clinic in sub-Saharan Africa
(American Academy of Neurology, 2007)
Objective: To measure the frequency and associated risk factors of HIV dementia in an HIV clinic in Kampala, Uganda. Methods: We systematically sampled 78 HIV-seropositive (HIV ) patients from an ambulatory HIV ...
Antiretroviral therapy improves cognitive impairment in HIV individuals in Sub-Saharan Africa
(American Academy of Neurology (AAN), 2006)
Abstract—Background: Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) can improve cognitive performance in some patients with HIV-associated cognitive impairment in the United States. The effect of HAART on HIV dementia ...
Genomic survey of the non-cultivatable opportunistic human pathogen, enterocytozoon bieneusi
(Public Library of Science, 2009-01-09)
Enterocytozoon bieneusi is the most common microsporidian associated with human disease, particularly in the immunocompromised population. In the setting of HIV infection, it is associated with diarrhea and wasting syndrome. ...