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Quantifying Hiv Specific B Cells

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B lymphocytes

Happy New Year, Doctor Holodniy.1) Does a low B cell count mean that the immune system is unable to make a detectable level of antibodies in response to HIV or other infection? (mine 115 range 110-550)2) Is the B cell count increased during acute...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
1. No2. Can be.3. No. Read more »

Please help...Just got my results for T & B Lymphocyte differential.

I have been putting off getting the HIV test until now, despite some rash and itching. Now I just... Read more »

antibody production

how do the b lymphocytes make antibodies against HIV ie. from a biological perspective.why doesn't... Read more »
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The Alphabet Soup of Immune Control: ADCC Antibodies, (Memory) B-Cells, Elite Controllers and Exposed Sero-Negatives -- Will They Amount to Z?

... Vpu is a HIV gene. Vpu stands for "Viral Protein U." Vpu is involved in viral budding, enhancing virion release from the cell by counteracting BST2 (also known as tetherin). It can be found in HIV-1 but not in HIV-2. [Source: Wikipedia.org ].... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Challenges in Designing HIV Vaccines

...These products, custom-made proteins known as antibodies , circulate in body fluids, primarily blood and lymph. B lymphocytes ( B cells ) produce antibodies in response to a specific foreign invader like HIV or a vaccine. Several different... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Challenges in Designing HIV Vaccines

... proteins known as antibodies , circulate in body fluids, primarily blood and lymph. B lymphocytes ( B cells ) produce antibodies in response to a specific foreign ... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

The Immune System -- An Overview

...into precursors of cells that migrate out of the bone marrow to continue their maturation elsewhere. The bone marrow produces B cells, natural killer cells, granulocytes and immature thymocytes, in addition to red blood cells and platelets. ... Read more »
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HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...Atlanta and SisterLove in Atlanta to offer a public service on top of our normal operations. Here's what we have so far: HIV-Specific Price List If you know of other HIV forums we can contact, please send us a message or reply to this thread... Read more »

Proof that AIDS is a race-specific bio-weapoon.

Posted by Sojuro, 1 Reply
...Special Virus Programs progress report is evidence that the U.S developed the AIDS virus, and develpoed it as an ethnic or race-specific weapon. Government documents suppport the fact that The United Stated was actively and seeking to reduce... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...actually be an HIV-negative young adult manifesting for the first time the effects of a primary immunodeficiency disease involving B-cell and/or T-cell dysfunction. (Immunoglobulin A deficiency--by far the most common immunodeficient... Read more »