High risk of HIV-related mortality is associated with selenium deficiency.

@article{Baum1997HighRO,
  title={High risk of HIV-related mortality is associated with selenium deficiency.},
  author={Marianna K. Baum and Gail Shor-Posner and Shenghan Lai and Guoyan Zhang and H K Lai and Mary Ann Fletcher and Howerde E. Sauberlich and John Bryan Page},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes and human retrovirology : official publication of the International Retrovirology Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={370-4}
}
To determine the independent contribution of specific immunologic and nutritional factors on survival in HIV-1 disease, CD4 cell count, antiretroviral treatment, plasma levels of vitamins A, E, B6, and B12 and minerals selenium and zinc were considered in relation to relative risk for HIV-related mortality. Immune parameters and nutrients known to affect… CONTINUE READING