Micronutrients and HIV infection: a review

  title={Micronutrients and HIV infection: a review},
  author={Henrik T\onder Aabjerg Friis and K Fleischer Michaelsen},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Malnutrition is a cardinal clinical manifestation of acquired immunode®ciency syndrome (AIDS), but even early, asymptomatic human immunode®ciency virus type-1 (HIV) infection may lead to impaired nutritional status. However, impaired nutritional status is not only a characteristic of HIV/AIDS in parallel to immunode®ciency. Micronutrient de®ciencies may impair host immunefunctions and affect viral replication and pathogenicity, thus potentially affecting transmission and clinical course of… CONTINUE READING
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