Selenium Deficiency and HIV Infection

@inproceedings{Bella2010SeleniumDA,
  title={Selenium Deficiency and HIV Infection},
  author={Stefano Di Bella and Elisabetta Grilli and Maria Adriana Cataldo and Nicola Petrosillo},
  booktitle={Infectious disease reports},
  year={2010}
}
Selenium is a non-metallic chemical element of great important to human health. Low selenium levels in humans are associated with several pathological conditions and are a common finding in HIV infected individuals. We conducted a review of the literature to assess if selenium deficiency or selenium supplementation could play a role in modifying the clinical course of HIV disease. Several studies investigated the role of selenium in disease progression, morbidity and mortality in HIV infected… CONTINUE READING

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