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Frailty among HIV-infected persons in an urban outpatient care setting.

Authors
  • Onen, Nur F1
  • Agbebi, Abayomi
  • Shacham, Enbal
  • Stamm, Kate E
  • Onen, Alev R
  • Overton, E Turner
  • 1 Department of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S. Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of infection
Publication Date
November 2009
Volume
59
Issue
5
Pages
346–352
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2009.08.008
PMID: 19706308
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

HIV infection was associated with a premature presentation of frailty. Frailty was associated with greater comorbidity, markers of advanced immunodeficiency and adverse socioeconomic and clinical outcomes. Further study of frailty in patients with HIV infection is warranted.

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