Brief Report: Macrophage Activation in HIV-Infected Adolescent Males Contributes to Differential Bone Loss by Sex: Adolescent Trials Network Study 021.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
Accumulating evidence suggests that rates of low bone mass are greater in HIV-infected males than females. Of 11 biomarkers assessed by sex and HIV-status, HIV-infected males had increased levels of soluble CD14 which inversely correlated with bone mineral content and bone mineral density measures, suggesting macrophage activation as a possible mechanism of differential bone loss.
- Ruan, A; Tobin, NH; Mulligan, K; Rollie, A; Li, F; Sleasman, J; Aldrovandi, GM
- August 1, 2016
Volume / Issue
- 72 / 4
Start / End Page
- 372 - 375
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Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States