Increased peripheral proinflammatory cytokines in HIV-1-infected patients with prolonged viral suppression suffering from high psychological stress

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Clotet, Bonaventura; Fernández Castro, Jordi; Fumaz, Carmina R.; Gonzalez Garcia, Marian; Borràs, Xavier; Muñoz Moreno, Jose A.; Peña, Ruth; Pérez Álvarez, Nuria; Puig, Jordi; Paredes, Roger;
  • Subject: Factors de risc (Medicina) | HIV infections | Diseases--Risk factors | :Matemàtiques i estadística::Estadística aplicada::Estadística biosanitària [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Sida | VIH (Virus) -- Tractament | Highly active antiretroviral therapy | Disease Progression | Interleukin-6

"In summary, patients who reported high levels of stress had significantly higher levels of peripheral proinflammatory cytokines, especially IL-6. The levels in our patients who reported stress averaged more than 6 times the standard cut off of 2.5 pg/mL, which has been... View more
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