Measurement of 3-methylhistidine in spot urine from HIV-infected persons: an alternative screening method for muscle protein degradation to serum CK

@article{Venhoff2008MeasurementO3,
  title={Measurement of 3-methylhistidine in spot urine from HIV-infected persons: an alternative screening method for muscle protein degradation to serum CK},
  author={AC Venhoff and E. Biss{\'e} and Tammy Epting and Jan Thoden and Ua Walker and Nils Venhoff},
  journal={Journal of the International AIDS Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={1}
}
of results 162 HIV-positive subjects were screened; two patients were excluded because of renal dysfunction. 160 HIV-positive patients (101 male) entered the study and a total of 397 visits were analysed. The median age at all visits was 44 years (range 21–75). Body mass index (BMI) was 24.8 ± 5.1 (men 24.93 ± 0.29, women 24.5 ± 0.48). Patients were without antiretroviral treatment (ART) at 24% of visits and had an undetectable serum HIV load (<50 copies/ ml) at 50% of visits. The median CD4… CONTINUE READING