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Disproportionate impact of combination antiretroviral therapy on AIDS incidence in Australia: results from a modified back-projection model

Wand, Handan; Falster, Kathleen; Wilson, David; Law, Matthew G; Maher, Lisa


The objective of the current study is to describe the impact of Combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) on trends in AIDS incidence over time for selected population groups in Australia, specifically, men who have sex with men (MSM) and injecting drug users (IDUs). A modified back-projection modeling technique was used to predict the number of AIDS diagnoses without cART based on Australia's HIV/AIDS surveillance system database. Modelled estimates indicate that since 1996, the effective cART...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: AIDS and Behavior
DOI: 10.1007/s10461-011-9969-z


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