Special Considerations in the Management of HIV-Infected Patients From Minority Communities

  • Authors: Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH; Valerie E. Stone, MD, MPH (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/9/18 (What's New)


  • Survival in blacks with ESRD and HIV has improved significantly since the introduction of effective ART[Lucas 2004; Macrae 2005]
  • Incidence of ESRD in HIV-infected patients is projected to rise because of the high prevalence of AIDS in blacks[Schwartz 2005; Macrae 2005]

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