Rates of p24 antigenemia and viral isolation in comparable white and black HIV-infected subjects. Military Medical Consortium for Applied Retroviral Research.


OBJECTIVE To determine the relative frequencies of HIV-1 p24 antigen and culture positivity in white and black patients. DESIGN Volunteers in the US military's HIV natural history study were 46% white, 44% black, 7% Hispanic and 3% other. Focusing on the comparable groups of whites and blacks, a retrospective analysis was performed of the results of… (More)