Gender differences in lymphocyte populations, plasma HIV RNA levels, and disease progression in a cohort of children born to women infected with HIV.

@article{Foca2006GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in lymphocyte populations, plasma HIV RNA levels, and disease progression in a cohort of children born to women infected with HIV.},
  author={Marc D Foca and Jack Moye and Clara Chu and Yvonne Matthews and Ken Rich and Ed Handelsman and Katherine Luzuriaga and Mary Mol Paul and Clemente D{\'i}az},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={146-55}
}
OBJECTIVE We sought to document gender differences in lymphocyte subsets and plasma RNA levels in a pediatric cohort with presumed minimal hormonal differences (on the basis of age). METHODS Blood samples from antiretroviral therapy-treated, HIV-infected children (n = 158) and HIV-uninfected children (n = 1801) who were enrolled in the Women and Infants Transmission Study were analyzed at specified study intervals with consensus protocols, and various parameters were compared. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING