- Metabolic and anthropometric parameters contribute to ART-mediated CD4+ T cell recovery in HIV-1-infected individuals: an observational studyLivio Azzoni
HIV 1 Immunopathogenesis Laboratory, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 14:37. 2011..We sought to determine if adiposity and molecules associated with lipid metabolism may affect the response to ART and the degree of subsequent immune reconstitution, and to assess their ability to predict CD4 recovery...
- Association between HIV replication and serum leptin levels: an observational study of a cohort of HIV-1-infected South African womenLivio Azzoni
The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Int AIDS Soc 13:33. 2010..Advanced HIV infection can result in lipoatrophy and wasting, even in the absence of ongoing opportunistic infections, suggesting that HIV may directly affect adipose tissue amount and distribution...