Low levels of linoleic acid in plasma total lipids of HIV-1 seropositive children.

OBJECTIVE To assess the plasma fatty acid status of a group of well-nourished children with the human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1) and how this relates to the blood total CD4+ lymphocyte count. SUBJECTS Fourteen HIV-1 seropositive children at various stages of disease and with adequate growth indices were assessed and compared to a control group… CONTINUE READING