Published in AIDS Weekly, April 12th, 2004
"Parasitic infections such as leishmaniasis can modulate the life cycle of HIV-1 and disease progression," immunologists in Canada explained. "Coinfection with HIV-1 and Leishmania has emerged as a serious threat in countries where both pathogenic agents are widespread."
"Although there are numerous clinical reports illustrating the cofactor role played by Leishmania in HIV-1-infected patients, there is still no information on the contribution of Leishmania to the biology of HIV-1 in human lymphoid tissue that is considered a major in vivo site of...
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