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APOE ε4 moderates abnormal CSF-abeta-42 levels, while neurocognitive impairment is associated with abnormal CSF tau levels in HIV+ individuals – a cross-sectional observational study

  • Lucette A Cysique1, 2, 3, 4Email author,
  • Timothy Hewitt4, 5,
  • Juliana Croitoru-Lamoury1, 4,
  • Kevin Taddei6, 7,
  • Ralph N Martins6, 7, 8,
  • Constance SN Chew9,
  • Nicholas NWS Davies10,
  • Patricia Price9 and
  • Bruce J Brew1, 3, 4
BMC Neurology201515:51

Received: 14 March 2014

Accepted: 11 March 2015

Published: 1 April 2015

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11 Mar 2015 Editorially accepted
1 Apr 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12883-015-0298-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

University of New South Wales, St. Vincent’s Hospital Clinical School, Sydney, Australia
Neuroscience Research Australia, Sydney, Australia
Department of Neurology St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
St. Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research, Sydney, Australia
University of Notre Dame, Sydney, Australia
Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer’s disease Research & Care, School of Medical Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley, Australia
Sir James McCusker Alzheimer’s Disease Research Unit, Hollywood Private Hospital, Nedlands, Australia
School of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
School of Biomedical Science, Curtin University of Technology, Bentley, Australia
Department of Neurology, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London, UK