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Research Article

Associations among Race/Ethnicity, ApoC-III Genotypes, and Lipids in HIV-1-Infected Individuals on Antiretroviral Therapy

  • Andrea S Foulkes mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: foulkes@schoolph.umass.edu

    Affiliation: School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • David A Wohl,

    Affiliation: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Ian Frank,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Elaine Puleo,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Stephanie Restine,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Megan L Wolfe,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Michael P Dube,

    Affiliation: Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Pablo Tebas,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Muredach P Reilly

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: January 24, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030052

About the Authors

Andrea S Foulkes, Elaine Puleo
School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America
David A Wohl
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
Ian Frank, Stephanie Restine, Megan L Wolfe, Pablo Tebas, Muredach P Reilly
School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Michael P Dube
Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: foulkes@schoolph.umass.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ASF, DAW, IF, MPD, PT, and MPR designed the study. ASF and EP performed statistical analysis of the data. MPD enrolled patients. ASF, DAW, IF, MPD, PT, and MPR contributed to writing the paper. ASF, IF and MPR were coauthors of a successful grant application that secured funds to support the data analysis. SR and MLW developed assays for the SNP genotyping, performed the SNP genotyping experiments for the study, and analyzed the resulting scatterplots.