Serological evidence of HIV-associated infection among HIV-1-infected adults in Botswana

C. William Wester, Hermann Bussmann, Sikhulile Moyo, Ava Avalos, Tendani Gaolathe, Ndwapi Ndwapi, Max Essex, Rob Roy MacGregor, Richard G. Marlink

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In industrialized countries, it is recommended that adults with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection undergo baseline screening for pathogens that might cause latent or active infections, such as syphilis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, infection due to Toxoplasma gondii, and cytomegalovirus infection. A paucity of data exist from sub-Saharan Africa describing the prevalence of these pathogens. We report data for HIV-1-infected adults referred for initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy in Botswana.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1612-1615
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 15 2006
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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