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The Effect of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on the Survival of HIV-Infected Children in a Resource-Deprived Setting: A Cohort Study

  • Andrew Edmonds mail,

    aedmonds@email.unc.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Marcel Yotebieng,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Jean Lusiama,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Yori Matumona,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Faustin Kitetele,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Sonia Napravnik,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Stephen R. Cole,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Annelies Van Rie,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Frieda Behets

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Published: June 14, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001044

About the Authors

Andrew Edmonds, Marcel Yotebieng, Sonia Napravnik, Stephen R. Cole, Annelies Van Rie, Frieda Behets
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
Jean Lusiama, Yori Matumona, Faustin Kitetele
School of Public Health, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Sonia Napravnik, Frieda Behets
School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: aedmonds@email.unc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: AE MY JL YM FK SN SRC AVR FB. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: AE MY JL YM FK SN SRC AVR FB. Enrolled patients: JL YM FK. Wrote the first draft of the paper: AE. Conceived and designed the experiments: AE MY SN SRC AVR FB. Performed the experiments: JL YM FK. Analyzed the data: AE. Wrote the paper: AE MY SN SRC AVR FB.