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Daryazadeh S. Prevalence of simultaneous infections and causes of death of positive-HIV patients in incubation and AIDS phases. RJMS. 2016; 22 (139) :46-55
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-3381-en.html

PhD. Student, Department of Medical Education Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Department of Medical Education, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Background: Infective diseases are one of the most important causes of life quality decrease and death in HIV/AIDS‏ ‏patients. The aim of this study was comparison of viral hepatitis B and C and tuberculosis simultaneous infections Prevalence of positive-HIV patients in incubation and AIDS phases and causes of death in Isfahan Behavioral Consultation Center during ten years (1999 to 2009).

Methods: In this cross-sectional study, Tuberculosis and viral hepatitis B and C simultaneous infections of positive-HIV patients in incubation and AIDS phases and causes of death in Isfahan Behavioral Consultation Center were investigated; they were selected by census method. Patient information was entered to SPSS version 19 software and data were analyzed via descriptive analytic statistical methods.

Results: Totally 116 (48.1%) of 241 patients had one or two disease hepatitis C and B and Tuberculosis (TB) that 18 patients (15.5%) were in AIDS phase. In incubation phase hepatitis C and in AIDS phase TB had the most frequency. 72 patients died that 18 patients (25%) were in AIDS phase. The most causes of death in patients, including 18.1% in incubation phase and 14% in AIDS phase, was AIDS (p≤ 0.001).

Conclusion: The most prevalent of simultaneous infective disease in incubation phase was hepatitis C and in AIDS phase was TB. Clearly simultaneous Hepatitis C and TB in AIDS phase had more prevalent. The most prevalent cause of death in incubation phase was drug intoxication and in AIDS phase was AIDS, but death due to AIDS had the most prevalent in both phases.

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