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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2017, Article ID 1613657, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/1613657
Research Article

Metabolic Syndrome in People Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: An Assessment of the Prevalence and the Agreement between Diagnostic Criteria

1Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town 7505, South Africa
2Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7935, South Africa
3United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Mildmay Uganda, P.O. Box 24985, Lweza, Uganda
4Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health and Wellness Science, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town 7535, South Africa
5Global Evaluation Science, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6H 3X4

Correspondence should be addressed to Kim Anh Nguyen; az.ca.crm@neyugn.mik

Received 20 September 2016; Accepted 1 February 2017; Published 14 March 2017

Academic Editor: Andrea Tura

Copyright © 2017 Kim Anh Nguyen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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