The effect of micronutrient supplementation on disease progression and death in simian immunodeficiency virus-infected juvenile male rhesus macaques.

@article{Goldin2005TheEO,
  title={The effect of micronutrient supplementation on disease progression and death in simian immunodeficiency virus-infected juvenile male rhesus macaques.},
  author={Barry R. Goldin and Wenjun Li and Keith G Mansfield and Margaret P. Woods and Christine A. Wanke and Lisa A. Freeman and Abby H Shevitz and Lisa Gualtieri and Sarah Bussell and Sherwood L. Gorbach},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={192 2},
  pages={
          311-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND We investigated the impact that micronutrient supplementation has on the progression of simian acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (SAIDS). METHODS Twenty-four simian immunodeficiency virus-infected juvenile male rhesus macaques were randomized into 2 groups. One group was given certified chow, and the other group was given chow and a supplement that contained 2-3 times the estimated nutritional requirement of micronutrients. Virological, immunological, and body composition… CONTINUE READING
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