Levels of procalcitonin, C-reactive protein and neopterin in patients with advanced HIV-1 infection

@inproceedings{Bipath2012LevelsOP,
  title={Levels of procalcitonin, C-reactive protein and neopterin in patients with advanced HIV-1 infection},
  author={Priyesh Bipath and Margaretha Viljoen and Peter F. Levay},
  year={2012}
}
Objectives. To compare the value of procalcitonin, C-reactive protein (CRP) and neopterin as indicators of immune deficiency, co-infection, efficacy of treatment, and disease progression, in patients with advanced HIV-1 infection. Design. Cross-sectional, investigating baseline blood measurements and clinical observations in 82 HIV-positive patients divided into an antiretroviral treatment (ART) group and an ART-naive group. Setting. Secondary general hospital in Pretoria. Results… CONTINUE READING

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