Epidemiology of HIV Infection in the Developed World

  • Author: Mauro Schechter, MD, PhD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Epidemiologic profile of HIV infection in developed countries has changed as infection has spread to heterosexuals and disproportionally affected impoverished communities
  • ART has profoundly changed the profile of comorbidities and of causes of death in persons with HIV infection

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