Coagulation biomarkers predict disease progression in SIV-infected nonhuman primates.

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HIV infection is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular complications, the underlying mechanism of which remains unclear. Plasma levels of the coagulation biomarker D-dimer (DD) correlate with increased mortality and cardiovascular events in HIV-infected patients. We compared the incidence of cardiovascular lesions and the levels of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1182/blood-2012-03-414706

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