The Progestin DMPA is associated with increased CD 3 and CD 4 T-Lymphocytes among women living with HIV

@inproceedings{Walong2016ThePD,
  title={The Progestin DMPA is associated with increased CD 3 and CD 4 T-Lymphocytes among women living with HIV},
  author={Edwin Walong and Anne K Barasa and Christopher S. Gontier},
  year={2016}
}
Introduction Establishment of peripheral blood CD 3 and CD 4 lymphocyte counts is useful for immunological monitoring and staging of HIV. This forms the basis of management. This study evaluates total T lymphocyte and CD4 lymphocyte counts among women on DMPA and compares this to matched controls that were not on hormonal contraception. Materials and Methods This case control study was conducted in the western Kenya city of Kisumu. Participants were WHO stage I and II ART naïve HIV-positive… CONTINUE READING
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