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Estimating loss to follow-up in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy : the effect of the competing risk of death in Zambia and Switzerland

Schöni-Affolter, Franziska and Keiser, Olivia and Mwango, Albert and Stringer, Jeffrey and Ledergerber, Bruno and Mulenga, Lloyd and Bucher, Heiner C. and Westfall, Andrew O. and Calmy, Alexandra and Boulle, Andrew and Chintu, Namwinga and Egger, Matthias and Chi, Benjamin H. and Swiss HIV Cohort Study, and IeDEA Southern Africa, . (2011) Estimating loss to follow-up in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy : the effect of the competing risk of death in Zambia and Switzerland. PLoS ONE, Vol. 6, H. 12 , e27919.

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Abstract

Loss to follow-up (LTFU) is common in antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes. Mortality is a competing risk (CR) for LTFU; however, it is often overlooked in cohort analyses. We examined how the CR of death affected LTFU estimates in Zambia and Switzerland.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics CEB > Klinische Epidemiologie (Bucher H)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Biomedizin > Division of Medical Microbiology > Transplantation Virology (Hirsch)
UniBasel Contributors:Hirsch, Hans H. and Bucher, Heiner C.
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
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Publisher:Public Library of Science
e-ISSN:1932-6203
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Last Modified:31 Aug 2018 06:40
Deposited On:06 Dec 2013 09:35

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