Laboratory markers and the risk of developing HIV-1 disease among injecting drug users.

@article{Alcabes1994LaboratoryMA,
  title={Laboratory markers and the risk of developing HIV-1 disease among injecting drug users.},
  author={Philip Alcabes and Peter A Selwyn and Katherine Davenny and Diana M Hartel and Donna L. Buono and Ellie E. Schoenbaum and Robert S. Klein and Gerald H. Friedland},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={1994},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={107-15}
}
OBJECTIVE To characterize the progression to HIV-1 disease among injecting drug users (IDU) according to laboratory markers. DESIGN Prospective study of cohort of HIV-1-seroprevalent IDU, with case-comparison component. METHODS Different laboratory markers were examined as predictors of progression to HIV-1-associated diseases including AIDS in a cohort of 318 HIV-1-infected IDU. The cohort was enrolled from a methadone treatment program in the Bronx, New York, USA. The independent utility… CONTINUE READING