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Effect of CD4+ cell count and viral suppression on risk of ischemic stroke in HIV infection

  • Author(s): Chow, FC
  • Bacchetti, P
  • Kim, AS
  • Price, RW
  • Hsue, PY
  • et al.

© 2014 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Objectives: Evidence from the current era of combination antiretroviral therapy supports an association between HIV and cerebrovascular disease. In addition to traditional vascular risk factors, HIV-specific factors including immunodeficiency and viral replication may also predict stroke risk. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between CD4+ cell count, viral suppression and validated ischemic stroke outcomes.

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