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Using the Revised Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Staging System to Classify Persons Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus in New York City, 2011–2015

Xia, Qiang MD, MPH; Braunstein, Sarah L. PhD, MPH; Torian, Lucia V. PhD

doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000669
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Abstract: The proportion of persons living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in New York City in stage 1 (CD4 ≥ 500 cells/mm3) increased from 50.6% in 2011 to 59.6% in 2015. The revised Centers for Disease Control and Prevention staging system of HIV infection is a useful tool with which to classify persons living with HIV.

The revised Centers for Disease Control and Prevention staging system of human immunodeficiency virus infection is a useful tool with which to classify persons living with human immunodeficiency virus.

From The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of HIV Prevention and Control, HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, Queens, NY

Acknowledgements: This project was supported in part by a Cooperative Agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PS08-80202, UC62/CCU223595.

The authors would like to thank Drs. Kent Sepkowitz, Demetre Daskalakis, Jay Varma, and James Hadler for their review and comments on this paper.

Conflict of Interest: None declared.

Correspondence: Qiang Xia, MD, MPH, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of HIV Prevention and Control, HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, 42-09 28th Street, Queens, NY 11101. E-mail: qxia@health.nyc.gov.

Received for publication April 4, 2017, and accepted May 26, 2017.

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