Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 6th, 2000
"The level of serum albumin is associated with mortality in a wide variety of chronic diseases," said J.G. Feldman and colleagues, State University of New York. "However, few studies have examined the relationship between serum albumin and survival in HIV-1 infection."
The researchers sought to determine whether survival was associated with the serum albumin level in HIV-1 infected women. The study consisted of a prospective cohort of 2,056 HIV infected women at various stages of disease. The patients were interviewed and examined at the beginning of the study and thereafter...
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