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Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS): Overview and description.

TitleVeterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS): Overview and description.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsJustice, Amy C., Elizabeth Dombrowski, Joseph Conigliaro, Shawn L. Fultz, Deborah Gibson, Tamra Madenwald, Joseph Goulet, Michael Simberkoff, Adeel A. Butt, David Rimland, Maria C. Rodriguez-Barradas, Cynthia L. Gibert, Krisann K. Oursler, Sheldon Brown, David A. Leaf, Matthew B. Goetz, and Kendall Bryant
JournalMedical care
Issue8 Suppl 2
Date Published2006 Aug
KeywordsAged, Aging, Cause of Death, Chronic Disease, Cohort Studies, Data Collection, DNA, Female, Focus Groups, Hematologic Tests, HIV Infections, Humans, Interviews as Topic, Male, Medical Records Systems, Computerized, Middle Aged, Patient Selection, Program Development, Prospective Studies, Quality Control, Veterans
AbstractThe Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) is a study of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected and uninfected patients seen in infectious disease and general medical clinics. VACS includes the earlier 3 and 5 site studies (VACS 3 and VACS 5) as well as the ongoing 8 site study.
Alternate JournalMed Care

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