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in their plasma and lymph nodes, as well as within immune cells. In addition, patients' CD4+ T-cell counts were maintained at pre-study levels, and no evidence suggested the development of resistance to HAART medications.

Importantly, the investigators also noted significant decreases in serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels, which frequently are elevated in HIV-infected individuals receiving HAART and can contribute to heart disease and other problems. Mean serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels dropped 22 percent and 51 percent, respectively, after 24 weeks of intermittent therapy.

"These provocative findings have spurred larger, controlled clinical trials of structured intermittent therapy by our group and others," says Dr. Fauci. "Hopefully, data obtained from these larger studies will validate the potentially important findings in the pilot study."


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Contact: Greg Folkers
gfolkers@nih.gov
301-496-2263
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
3-Dec-2001


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