Filteau S, PrayGod G, Kasonka L, Woodd S, Rehman AM, Chisenga M, Siame J, Koethe JR, Changalucha J, Michael D, Kidola J, Manno D, Larke N, Yilma D, Heimburger DC, Friis H, Kelly P. Effects on mortality of a nutritional intervention for malnourished HIV-infected adults referred for antiretroviral therapy: a randomised controlled trial. BMC medicine. 13(13). 17 p. PMID: 25630368 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4308881
Malnourished HIV-infected African adults are at high risk of early mortality after starting antiretroviral therapy (ART). We hypothesized that short-course, high-dose vitamin and mineral supplementation in lipid nutritional supplements would decrease mortality.