B-cell stimulation and prolonged immune deficiency are risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in people with AIDS.

@article{Grulich2000BcellSA,
  title={B-cell stimulation and prolonged immune deficiency are risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in people with AIDS.},
  author={Andrew Edwin Grulich and Xiang-bin Wan and Matthew G. Law and Samuel Thomas Milliken and Craig R. Lewis and Roger J. Garsia and Julian Gold and Robert J Finlayson and David A. Cooper and John Kaldor},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2000},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={133-40}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify risk factors for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in people with HIV infection. DESIGN AND SETTING Case-control study in Sydney, Australia. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS Two hundred and nineteen patients with AIDS-related NHL were compared with 219 HIV-infected controls without NHL, matched for CD4 positive cell count and date of specimen collection. Data on demographic, infectious, treatment-related and immunological factors were abstracted by medical record review. The… CONTINUE READING