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Increased COPD among HIV-positive compared to HIV-negative veterans.

TitleIncreased COPD among HIV-positive compared to HIV-negative veterans.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsCrothers, Kristina, Adeel A. Butt, Cynthia L. Gibert, Maria C. Rodriguez-Barradas, Stephen Crystal, and Amy C. Justice
Corporate AuthorsVeterans Aging Cohort 5 Project Team
Date Published2006 Nov
KeywordsAdult, Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active, Disease Susceptibility, HIV Infections, HIV Seronegativity, HIV Seropositivity, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Prevalence, Prospective Studies, Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive, Risk Factors, Veterans
AbstractLimited data prior to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) suggested the possibility of an increased risk of COPD among those persons with HIV infection. We sought to determine whether HIV infection is associated with increased prevalence of COPD in the era of HAART.
Alternate JournalChest

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