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Research Article

Correcting for Mortality Among Patients Lost to Follow Up on Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa: A Cohort Analysis

  • Gilles Van Cutsem mail,

    gillesvancutsem@gmail.com

    Affiliations: Médecins Sans Frontières, Cape Town, South Africa, Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Nathan Ford,

    Affiliations: Médecins Sans Frontières, Cape Town, South Africa, Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Katherine Hildebrand,

    Affiliations: Médecins Sans Frontières, Cape Town, South Africa, Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Eric Goemaere,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Shaheed Mathee,

    Affiliation: Department of Health, Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Musaed Abrahams,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • David Coetzee,

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Andrew Boulle

    Affiliation: Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Published: February 17, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0014684

About the Authors

Gilles Van Cutsem, Nathan Ford, Katherine Hildebrand, Eric Goemaere, Musaed Abrahams
Médecins Sans Frontières, Cape Town, South Africa
Gilles Van Cutsem, Nathan Ford, Katherine Hildebrand, David Coetzee, Andrew Boulle
Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Shaheed Mathee
Department of Health, Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

Corresponding Author

Email: gillesvancutsem@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GvC EG AB. Performed the experiments: GvC. Analyzed the data: GvC NF KH AB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KH. Wrote the paper: GvC NF KH EG SM MA DC AB.