Which Type Of Immune Cell Does Hiv Attack
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,This is extremely interesting and important work. As an immunologist, I have advocated immune-based therapies for HIV treatment and, ultimately, cure since the early days of the epidemic. It's becoming clearer that despite truly remarkable... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineUnlikely to infect CD8 cells, unless they are dual positive CD4/CD8, of which there are a few. On the other hand, infecting CD4 cells and destroying them does affect CD8 function, in that CD4 cells are important in signaling CD8 cells to function... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Crixus,Crixus? Interesting name. It's also the name of a hunky lead gladiator in the "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" television series. But I digress . . . . Briefly put, immune-based therapies are treatments that utilize the immune... Read more »
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Posted by andypb, 1 ReplyWhat is compromised/ supressed immune system.
Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection.
Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system.
Do such person with... Read more »
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They said in patients who had decided to interrupt their complex HIV drug... Read more »
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If AIDS is a breakdown of the immune system, why don't people with AIDS get
colds all the time? Why... Read more »
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