The Role of Race and Gender in T Cell Responses in Children Perinatally Infected with HIV-1

Kovacs, Andrea; Villacres, Maria C.
November 2005
Journal of Infectious Diseases;11/15/2005, Vol. 192 Issue 10, p1683
Academic Journal
Studies the role of race and gender in T cell responses in children perinatally infected with HIV-1. View that the understanding the immunologic mechanisms that can control the progression of HIV disease is paramount for the development of vaccines or of new strategies for immunotherapy; Finding that the variability in disease progression may be influenced by age at the time of infection, viral load, race, and host genetic factors; Interrelationships between host genetic factors and changes in the immune and endocrine systems that occur from the time of transmission through puberty.


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