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Factors associated with HIV-1 proviral DNA loads in patients with undetectable plasma RNA load

 Jun Yong Choi  ;  Young Goo Song  ;  Young Hwa Kim  ;  Chang Oh Kim  ;  Myung Soo Kim  ;  Bum Sik Chin  ;  Sang Hoon Han  ;  Suk Hoon Choi  ;  Han Sung Lee  ;  Su Jin Jeong  ;  Heekyoung Choi  ;  June Myung Kim 
 Journal of Korean Medical Science, Vol.24(1) : 152-154, 2009 
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 Journal of Korean Medical Science 
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To evaluate factors associated with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) proviral DNA load, we conducted a cross-sectional study of 36 chronically HIV-1- infected individuals with undetectable plasma viral RNA. We used real-time polymerase chain reaction to determine the number of HIV-1 proviral DNA copies per 10(6) peripheral blood mononuclear cells. The mean level of plasma viral RNA when the CD4+ T cell count was above 500 cells/microliter without highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) was significantly associated with proviral DNA load at the time of undetectable plasma HIV RNA with HAART. Strategies to reduce the level of plasma viral RNA when patients' CD4+ T cell counts are above 500 cells/microliter without HAART could help reduce HIV-1 proviral DNA load
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김명수(Kim, Myoung Soo) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8975-8381
김준명(Kim, June Myung)
김창오(Kim, Chang Oh) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0773-5443
송영구(Song, Young Goo) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0733-4156
이한성(Lee, Han Sung)
정수진(Jeong, Su Jin) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4025-4542
진범식(Chin, Bum Sik)
최석훈(Choi, Suk Hoon)
최준용(Choi, Jun Yong) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2775-3315
최희경(Choi, Hee Kyoung)
한상훈(Han, Sang Hoon) ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4278-5198
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