Edited by: Ricki Lewis
IMPACT ON TREATMENT: John Mellors remarks that his papers "go a long way towards a more accurate assessment" of prognosis in people with AIDS.
J.W. Mellors, C.R. Rinaldo, Jr., P. Gupta, R.M. White, J.A. Todd, L.A. Kingsley, "Prognosis in HIV-1 infection predicted by the quantity of virus in plasma," Science, 272:1167-70, 1996. (Cited in more than 100 publications through June 1997)
Comments by John W. Mellors, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Tracking progression of AIDS has evolved from observing symptoms to detecting antibodies against HIV to counting helper T cells to monitoring viral load. A team led by John W. Mellors, an...