Clinical signs and laboratory markers in predicting progression to AIDS in HIV-1 infected patients.

@article{MorfeldtMnson1991ClinicalSA,
  title={Clinical signs and laboratory markers in predicting progression to AIDS in HIV-1 infected patients.},
  author={Linda Morfeldt-M{\aa}nson and Blenda B{\"o}ttiger and Bo N Nilsson and Lars Victor von Stedingk},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1991},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={443-9}
}
In a prospective longitudinal study 89 men with HIV-1 infection were observed for a mean time of 51 months with regard to clinical signs and laboratory findings predictive of progression to AIDS/opportunistic infection (OI). In a bivariate regression analysis the clinical signs showing a significant relation to AIDS development were: dermatitis of the face, yellow toe nail changes, hairly leukoplakia and oral candidiasis. The laboratory findings significantly associated with progression to AIDS… CONTINUE READING