Inverse Relationship of Serum Hepcidin Levels with CD4 Cell Counts in HIV-Infected Patients Selected from an Indonesian Prospective Cohort Study

@inproceedings{Wisaksana2013InverseRO,
  title={Inverse Relationship of Serum Hepcidin Levels with CD4 Cell Counts in HIV-Infected Patients Selected from an Indonesian Prospective Cohort Study},
  author={Rudi Wisaksana and Quirijn de Mast and Bachti Alisjahbana and Hadi Jusuf and Primal Sudjana and Agnes Rengga Indrati and Rachmat Sumantri and Dorine W Swinkels and Reinout van Crevel and Andr{\'e} J. A. M. van der Ven},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Distortion of iron homeostasis may contribute to the pathogenesis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and tuberculosis (TB). We studied the association of the central iron-regulatory hormone hepcidin with the severity of HIV and the association between hepcidin and other markers of iron homeostasis with development of TB. METHODS… CONTINUE READING