Published in AIDS Weekly, February 27th, 2006
"Tuberculosis is the most common opportunistic infection in HIV-infected people living in developing countries and is believed to accelerate the progression of HIV disease," scientists writing in the Journal of Infection report.
"This effect may be mediated by increased immune activation. We measured Levels of CD4 and CD8 T-lymphocyte activation and proliferation in control subjects, patients with HIV alone, TB alone and patients with HIV and TB coinfection," J.S. Villacian and colleagues at Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore said.
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