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MD Consult: Books: Goldman: Cecil Medicine: SUGGESTED READINGS

Goldman: Cecil Medicine, 23rd ed.

Copyright © 2007 Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier


Brenchley JM, Price DA, Schacker TW, et al: Microbial translocation is a cause of systemic immune activation in chronic HIV infection.  Nat Med  2006; 12:1365-1371.Circulating lipopolysaccharide, presumably from translocated intestinal flora, is increased in patients with HIV

Miller MF, Haley C, Koziel MJ, Rowley CF: Impact of hepatitis C virus on immune restoration in HIV-infected patients who start highly active antiretroviral therapy: A meta-analysis.  Clin Infect Dis  2005; 41:713-720.This systematic review of eight trials involving more than 6000 patients found that HIV+ patients coinfected with HCV have a less robust CD4 response to potent anti-retroviral therapy

Robertson J, Meier M, Wall J, et al: Immune reconstitution syndrome in HIV: Validating a case definition and identifying clinical predictors in persons initiating antiretroviral therapy.  Clin Infect Dis  2006; 42:1639-1646.Patients with more advanced illness are at increased risk of developing immune reconstitution syndrome

Scriba TJ, Zhang HT, Brown HL, et al: HIV-1–specific CD4+ T lymphocyte turnover and activation increase upon viral rebound.  J Clin Invest  2005; 115:443-450.There was no decline in HIV-1–specific CD4 cells when ART was discontinued and HIV viremia rose

Simon V, Ho DD, Karim QA: HIV/AIDS epidemiology, pathogenesis, prevention, and treatment.  Lancet  2006; 368:489-504.A clinical update

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