Albendazole treatment of HIV-1 and helminth co-infection: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

AIDS (London, England), Volume 22, Issue 13, p.1601-9 (2008)

Keywords:

2008, Adult, Albendazole, Animals, Anthelmintics, Ascariasis, Ascaris lumbricoides, CD4 Lymphocyte Count, DISEASE PROGRESSION, Double-Blind Method, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Helminthiasis, Helminths, HIV Infections, HIV-1, Human Biology Division, Humans, Linear Models, Male, Placebos, RNA, Viral, Species Specificity, Viral Load

Abstract:

Several co-infections have been shown to impact the progression of HIV-1 infection. We sought to determine if treatment of helminth co-infection in HIV-1-infected adults impacted markers of HIV-1 disease progression.