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The association between the ratio of monocytes: lymphocytes and risk of tuberculosis among HIV-infected postpartum women.

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Recent human studies support historical animal studies that suggested an association between peripheral blood monocyte:lymphocyte (ML) ratio and tuberculosis (TB) disease. To evaluate generalizability of this finding, we modeled the association between peripartum ML ratio and incident TB disease within 18 months postpartum among 1202 HIV-infected women in South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. The ML ratio was associated with increased risk of TB disease independently to combination an...

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Publisher:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Journal:
Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)
Volume:
67
Issue:
5
Pages:
573-575
Publication date:
2014-12-05
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EISSN:
1944-7884
ISSN:
1525-4135
URN:
uuid:e9f68228-860b-40e5-9cbc-91cf2f245624
Source identifiers:
485990
Local pid:
pubs:485990
Language:
English
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