Published in AIDS Weekly, November 11th, 2002
The test, called HIV-1 protein 24 (p24) antigen, predicts disease progression as well as CD4 lymphocyte count and HIV-1 RNA viral load, the measurements currently used to determine when patients should start antiviral drug therapy to prevent AIDS. The study, "Heat-denatured human immunodeficiency virus type 1 protein 24 antigen: Prognostic value in adults with early-stage disease,"...
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