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dc.contributor.authorMete, Bilgul
dc.contributor.authorGunduz, Alper
dc.contributor.authorBOLUKÇU, SİBEL
dc.contributor.authorKaraosmanoglu, Hayat K.
dc.contributor.authorYildiz, Dilek
dc.contributor.authorKoc, MELİHA
dc.contributor.authorAydin, Ozlem A.
dc.contributor.authorDokmetas, Ilyas
dc.contributor.authorTabak, Fehmi
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-15T20:36:59Z
dc.date.available2020-01-15T20:36:59Z
dc.date.issued2019-11-15T00:00:00Z
dc.identifier.urihttps://openaccess.bezmialem.edu.tr/handle/20.500.12645/13226
dc.description.abstractThe prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is low but it is steadily increasing in Turkey. In the current study, we aimed to assess the status of HIV infection management with the proposed 90-90-90 targets in a large HIV cohort in Istanbul, Turkey. The cohort included 2382 patients (2082 male, 300 female, mean age was 36.3 +/- 11.3 years). Mean CD4 cell count was 399 cells/mm(3) and HIV-RNA level was 576,235 copies/ml. According to the modeling by the Modeling tool of European Center for Diseases Control Software, 72 and 74% of all HIV patients had been diagnosed in 2016 and 2017, respectively (the first target). Among 2382 patients, 2191 (92%) were on antiretroviral therapy (the second target). The third target of virally suppressing those on treatment was achieved among 70.2% of the patients. The current study suggests that both the fraction of those living with undiagnosed HIV and the proportion of those on treatment who are virally suppressed should be targeted to sustain optimal HIV care. Efforts should continue to surpass the targets of 90-90-90.
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dc.subjectMete B., Gunduz A., BOLUKÇU S., Karaosmanoglu H. K. , Yildiz D., Koc M., Aydin O. A. , Dokmetas I., Tabak F., -HIV care in Istanbul, Turkey: How far is it from the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets?-, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STD & AIDS, cilt.30, ss.1298-1303, 2019
dc.titleHIV care in Istanbul, Turkey: How far is it from the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets?
dc.typeArticle
dc.identifier.wosWOS:000497107200001
dc.identifier.scopus85075460655
dc.identifier.doi10.1177/0956462419866342
dc.identifier.pubmed31726930
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