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Biochemical Changes in HIV Related Malnutrition in Children [dataset]

Iosr Journals, Dr. G.Rajeswari, Dr. P.Satya Gopal, Dr. E.Suresh, Dr. G.B.V.V.S.V.Prasad
2015 Figshare  
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has become the most devastating disease humankind has ever faced. An estimated 2.5 million children around the world are living with HIV/AIDs. As HIV has many major complications in children, but main and important is malnutrition as children living with HIV/AIDS face increased challenges in maintaining proper nutrition and also are anemic. Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate serum Iron and TIBC changes and total proteins and cholesterol in
more » ... nd cholesterol in HIV malnourished children. Materials and Methods: 100 HIV/AIDS children cases were compared with age and sex matched 50 normal control groups for estimation of serum Iron, TIBC along with Total protein, Cholesterol,and data obtained was statistically analyzed . Results: Serum Iron was observed to be statistically decreased(p<0.0001)and TIBC is statistically increased,and serum proteins and cholesterol also decreased significantly Conclusion: Evaluation of Serum Iron and TIBC ,cholesterol and serum proteins in hiv children revealing of intestinal malabsorption and also increased susceptibility of infection.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.1421909 fatcat:lxwmatzsoncovojubz3g24ay24