1. Research article

    The risk of late or advanced presentation of HIV infected patients is still high, associated factors evolve but impact on overall mortality is vanishing over calendar years: results from the Italian MASTER Cohort

    Elena Raffetti, Maria Concetta Postorino, Francesco Castelli, Salvatore Casari, Filippo Castelnuovo, Franco Maggiolo, Elisa Di Filippo, Alessandro D’Avino, Andrea Gori, Nicoletta Ladisa, Massimo Di Pietro, Laura Sighinolfi, Fabio Zacchi and Carlo Torti

    Published on: 25 August 2016

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