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February 7, 2011

Race, Sex, and Clinical Outcomes in Early HIV Infection

HIV/AIDS Clinical Care: "Of all the groups analyzed, nonwhite women in the South had the highest rate of HIV/AIDS-related events (81%).

"Comment: The data presented in this paper open the door for further investigation into the influence of biology on the course of HIV infection. However, removing sociodemographic barriers to optimal care will likely have a much greater impact on outcomes than understanding biological determinants of progression and response to treatment."