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Direct relationship between virus load and systemic immune activation in HIV-2 infection.

Abstract:

Immune activation is a hallmark of disease progression in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1 (HIV-1) and HIV type 2 (HIV-2) infection. However, the relationship between viremia and systemic immune activation is unclear. We assessed the relationship between HIV-2 plasma virus load and immune system activation in a cross-sectional study in a community cohort of HIV-1-positive, HIV-2-positive, and HIV-negative patients, in which many HIV-2-positive patients had nonprogressing infection. H...

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10.1086/648733

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
Weatherall Insti. of Molecular Medicine
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Journal:
Journal of infectious diseases
Volume:
201
Issue:
1
Pages:
114-122
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Source identifiers:
95276
Language:
English
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pubs:95276
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uuid:0b84806f-c1a9-44be-a04f-a924db5188fc
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pubs:95276
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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