Published in AIDS Weekly, July 19th, 2004
According to a study from England, "Polymorphism amongst the human leucocyte antigen (HLA) class II genes could influence antigen presentation and the ability to control human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 by modulating the virus specific CD4 immune response. To examine the effect of such polymorphisms on disease progression, we studied a cohort of 46 HIV-1 infected long-term non-progressors (LTNPs), 87 intermediate progressors (IPs) and 26 rapid progressors."
"Kaplan-Meier survival analysis of all patients in the cohort on time to a CD4 count less than 350...
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