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Studies Involving Micronutrients and HIV

Part of A Practical Guide to Nutrition for People Living With HIV

October 2007

Bobat R, et al. Safety and efficacy of zinc supplementation for children with HIV-1 infection in South Africa: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Lancet. 2005 Nov 26;366(9500):1862-7.

Burbano X, et al. Impact of a selenium chemoprevention clinical trial on hospital admissions of HIV-infected participants. HIV Clinical Trials. 2002 Nov-Dec;3(6):483-91.

Drain PK, et al. Micronutrients in HIV-positive persons receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2007 Feb;85(2):333-45.

Fawzi WW, et al. A randomized trial of multivitamin supplements and HIV disease progression and mortality. New England Journal of Medicine. 2004 Jul 1;351(1):23-32.

Hart AM, et al. Acetyl-l-carnitine: a pathogenesis based treatment for HIV-associated antiretroviral toxic neuropathy. AIDS. 2004 Jul 23;18(11):1549-60.

Huang HY, et al. The efficacy and safety of multivitamin and mineral supplement use to prevent cancer and chronic disease in adults: a systematic review for a National Institutes of Health state-of-the-science conference. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2006 Sep 5;145(5):372-85.

Hurwitz BE, et al. Suppression of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 viral load with selenium supplementation: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2007 Jan 22;167(2):148-54.

Jiamton S, et al. A randomized trial of the impact of multiple micronutrient supplementation on mortality among HIV-infected individuals living in Bangkok. AIDS. 2003 Nov 21;17(17):2461-9.

Kaiser JD, et al. Micronutrient supplementation increases CD4 count in HIV-infected individuals on highly active antiretroviral therapy: a prospective, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. 2006 Aug 15;42(5):523-8.

Kupka R, et al. Selenium status is associated with accelerated HIV disease progression among HIV-1-infected pregnant women in Tanzania. Journal of Nutrition. 2004 Oct;134(10):2556-60.

Odunukwe NN, et al. The role of selenium as adjunct to haart among HIV-infected individuals who are advanced in their disease. XVI International AIDS Conference, 2006. Toronto, Canada. Abstract MOAB0403.

Paton NI, et al. The impact of malnutrition on survival and the CD4 cell response in HIV-infected patients starting antiretroviral therapy. HIV Medicine 2006;7(5):323-30.

Tang AM, et al. Micronutrients: current issues for HIV care providers. AIDS. 2005 Jun 10;19(9):847-61.

Tang AM, et al. Dietary micronutrient intake and risk of progression to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)-infected homosexual men. American Journal of Epidemiology. 1993 Dec 1;138(11):937-51.

Villamor E, et al. Vitamin supplementation of HIV-infected women improves postnatal child growth. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2005 Apr;81(4):880-8.

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