Published in AIDS Weekly, June 2nd, 2003
"The immunology of vertical HIV transmission differs from that of adult infection in that the immune system of the infant is not fully matured, and the factors that influence the functionality of CD8+ T-cell responses against HIV in children remain largely undefined," researchers in Sweden noted.
To determine these factors, J.K. Sandberg and coauthors "investigated CD8+ T cell responses in 65 pediatric subjects with vertically acquired HIV-1 infection."
"Vigorous, broad, and Ag [antigen] dose-driven CD8+ T-cell...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of AIDS Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.