Risk factors for fatality in HIV-infected patients with dideoxynucleoside-induced severe hyperlactataemia or lactic acidosis

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Arenas-Pinto, A; Grant, A; Bhaskaran, K; Copas, A; Carr, A; Worm, SW; Martinez, E; Reiss, P; Dunn, D; Weber, R; Hoy, J; Weller, I; Lactic Acidosis Int Study, G;
(2011)
  • Publisher: International Medical Press

Background: Lactic acidosis (LA) and severe hyperlactataemia (HL) are infrequent but serious complications of antiretroviral therapy that have been associated with a high fatality rate. Methods: In a multinational retrospective cohort study, LA was defined as arterial b... View more
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