Hypocholesterolemia is associated with immune dysfunction in early human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection.

@article{ShorPosner1993HypocholesterolemiaIA,
  title={Hypocholesterolemia is associated with immune dysfunction in early human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection.},
  author={Gail Shor-Posner and Abdul Hannan Basit and Ying Lu and Claudio Cabrejos and Jack H.T. Chang and Mavis Fletcher and Emilio Mantero-Atienza and Marianna K. Baum},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={94 5},
  pages={
          515-9
        }
}
PURPOSE Patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome exhibit marked disturbances in lipid metabolism. Because altered lipid metabolism may affect immune processes, this study characterized the lipid profile of asymptomatic individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1), in relationship to immune function. PATIENTS AND METHODS Serum levels of triglycerides and cholesterol were determined in 94 asymptomatic HIV-1-infected (Centers for Disease Control stage II, III… CONTINUE READING
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