Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 13th, 2006
According to a recently published study from the United States, "This study examined changes in healthcare use among perinatally HIV-infected children and developed new estimates of expected lifetime treatment costs.
"The study analyzed longitudinal medical record data from the Pediatric Spectrum of Disease study on perinatally HIV-infected children enrolled in 6 U.S. sites during 1995 and 2001 for enrollee characteristics including healthcare utilization."
"For the year 2001, costs were assigned to hospitalization, HIV-related drug usage, and...
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