Adenovirus 36 antibodies associated with clinical diagnosis of overweight/obesity but not BMI gain: a military cohort study.

@article{Voss2014Adenovirus3A,
  title={Adenovirus 36 antibodies associated with clinical diagnosis of overweight/obesity but not BMI gain: a military cohort study.},
  author={Jameson D Voss and Daniel G Burnett and Cara Olsen and Harry W. Haverkos and Richard L Atkinson},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2014},
  volume={99 9},
  pages={E1708-12}
}
CONTEXT Obesity is a public health priority, which also threatens national security. Adenovirus 36 (Adv36) increases adiposity in animals and Adv36 antibody status is associated with human obesity, but it is unknown whether infection predicts the development of human adiposity. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to assess infection status and subsequent weight gain. DESIGN The study had a retrospective cohort design. SETTING The study was conducted at Air Force fitness testing and… CONTINUE READING
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