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  XIX International AIDS Conference
July 22-27, 2012
Washington, DC
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Factors associated with elevated D-dimer levels in HIV-infected individuals: 'viral replication associated with D-dimer'
  Reported by Jules Levin
19th Intl AIDS Conf Wash DC July 22-27 2012
AlvaroH.Borges1,2,Jemma O'Connor3, Andrew Phillips3, Jason Baker4, Michael Vjecha5, Marcelo Losso6, Hartwig Klinker7, Gustavo Lopardo8, Ian Williams3, Jens D.Lundgren1,2, for the INSIGHT SMART, ESPRIT and SILCAAT Study Groups 1.Copenhagen HIVProgramme, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen, Denmark;2. Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark3. Research Department of Infectionan d Population Health, University College London Medical School, London, United Kingdom;4. Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States of America;5. Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, United States of America;6. Hospital JM Ramos Mejia, BuenosAires, Argentina;7. University of Wurzburg Medical Center, Wurzburg, Germany;8. Fundacion Centrode Estudios Infectologicos, BuenosAires, Argentina
wikipedia.org: D-dimer testing is of clinical use when there is a suspicion of deep venous thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE) or disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).[2] It is under investigation in the diagnosis of aortic dissection.[3][4]