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Complicated Atazanavir-Associated Cholelithiasis: A Report of 14 Cases

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Clinical Infectious Diseases (Impact Factor: 9.42). 07/2012; 55(9):1270-2. DOI: 10.1093/cid/cis620
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ABSTRACT Fourteen human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients receiving an atazanavir (ATV)-based antiretroviral regimen developed complicated cholelithiasis. ATV was found in biliary calculi in 8 of 11 cases: infrared spectrometry analysis of calculi revealed that ATV made up a median of 89% (range, 10%-100%) of the total calculus composition. Development and management of ATV-associated cholelithiasis are discussed.

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