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Is it safe to drop CD4+ monitoring among virologically suppressed patients: a cohort evaluation from Khayelitsha, South Africa

Ford, Nathan; Stinson, Kathryn; Davies, Mary-Ann; Cox, Vivian; Patten, Gabriela; Cragg, Carol; Van Cutsem, Gilles; Boulle, Andrew

doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000406

aDepartment of HIV/AIDS, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

bMédecins Sans Frontières

cCentre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, University of Cape Town

dWestern Cape Department of Health, Cape Town, South Africa.

Correspondence to Nathan Ford, Dept HIV/AIDS, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland. E-mail:

Received 11 March, 2014

Revised 5 July, 2014

Accepted 7 July, 2014

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