Vitamin E Concentrations in Adults with HIV/AIDS on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

@inproceedings{Kaio2014VitaminEC,
  title={Vitamin E Concentrations in Adults with HIV/AIDS on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy},
  author={Daniella J. Itinoseki Kaio and Patr{\'i}cia H. C. Rond{\'o} and Liania Alves Luzia and Jos{\'e} Maria Pacheco de Souza and Aline Vale Firmino and Sigrid de Sousa Dos Santos},
  booktitle={Nutrients},
  year={2014}
}
HIV/AIDS patients are probably more predisposed to vitamin E deficiency, considering that they are more exposed to oxidative stress. Additionally, there are an extensive number of drugs in the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) regimens that may interfere with vitamin E concentrations. The objective of this study was to compare serum concentrations of alpha-tocopherol in 182 HIV/AIDS patients receiving different HAART regimens. The patients were divided into three groups according to… CONTINUE READING