PrayGod G, Blevins M, Woodd S, Rehman AM, Jeremiah K, Friis H, Kelly P, Changalucha J, Heimburger DC, Filteau S, Koethe JR. A longitudinal study of systemic inflammation and recovery of lean body mass among malnourished HIV-infected adults starting antiretroviral therapy in Tanzania and Zambia. European journal of clinical nutrition. 2016 Apr;70(70). 499-504. PMID: 26785764 [PubMed]
The effects of inflammation on nutritional rehabilitation after starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) are not well understood. We assessed the relationship between inflammation and body composition among patients enrolled in the Nutritional Support for African Adults Starting Antiretroviral therapy (NUSTART) trial in Tanzania and Zambia from 2011 to 2013.