Published in AIDS Weekly, January 31st, 2005
According to a study from the United States, "Mycobacterium avium is a common opportunistic infection of patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). We used the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV)-infected rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) model to examine whether disseminated M. avium is associated with disruption of the somatotropic axis in AIDS."
"Macaques were followed prospectively, and body composition was determined by dual-energy x-ray absorption. Serum levels of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1, IGF...
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