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GB virus type C infection modulates T-cell activation independently of HIV-1 viral load
Background:Many clinical studies have suggested a beneficial effect of GB virus type C (GBV-C) on the course of HIV-1 infection, but the mechanisms involved in such amelioration are not clear. AsExpand
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Lipid profile, cardiovascular risk factors and metabolic syndrome in a group of AIDS patients.
BACKGROUND Since the advent of AIDS, the anti-HIV therapy has developed significantly, including the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and the disease acquired a chronic characteristic.Expand
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Establishment of the serologic testing algorithm for recent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) seroconversion (STARHS) strategy in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.
Several strategies aim at characterizing the AIDS epidemic in different parts of the world. Among these, the identification of recent HIV-1 infections using the recently described serologic testingExpand
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Infant and young child feeding counseling: an intervention study.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of an integrated infant and young child feeding counseling course for transforming the knowledge, attitudes and practices of pediatricians and nutritionistsExpand
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Characterization of Partial and Near Full-Length Genomes of HIV-1 Strains Sampled from Recently Infected Individuals in São Paulo, Brazil
Background Genetic variability is a major feature of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and is considered the key factor frustrating efforts to halt the HIV epidemic. A proper understandingExpand
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HIV-1/HSV-2 Co-Infected Adults in Early HIV-1 Infection Have Elevated CD4+ T Cell Counts
Introduction HIV-1 is often acquired in the presence of pre-existing co-infections, such as Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV-2). We examined the impact of HSV-2 status at the time of HIV-1 acquisition forExpand
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Elevated Risk for HIV-1 Infection in Adolescents and Young Adults in São Paulo, Brazil
Background Recent studies have sought to describe HIV infection and transmission characteristics around the world. Identification of early HIV-1 infection is essential to proper surveillance andExpand
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Perfil epidemiológico dos usuários de um Centro de Testagem e Aconselhamento para DST/HIV da Rede Municipal de São Paulo, com sorologia positiva para o HIV
Centros de Testagem e Aconselhamento em DST/HIV (CTA) oferecem, entre outras atividades, a realizacao de testes sorologicos anti-HIV e VDRL. Estes servicos dispoem de coleta sistematica de dadosExpand
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Perfil lipídico, fatores de risco cardiovascular e síndrome metabólica em um grupo de pacientes com AIDS
FUNDAMENTO: Desde o advento da AIDS, a terapia antiretroviral desenvolveu-se significantemente, incluindo a terapia antiretroviral altamente ativa (HAART) e a doenca adquiriu uma caracteristicaExpand
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Nutritional and clinical status, and dietary patterns of people living with HIV/AIDS in ambulatory care in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
INTRODUCTION Nutrition currently plays a key role in the treatment of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA), especially in the case of metabolic alterations due to highly active antiretroviral therapyExpand
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