Published in Hepatitis Weekly, August 21st, 2006
"In hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection the immune response is ineffective, leading to chronic hepatitis and liver damage. Primed CD8 T cells are critical for antiviral immunity and subsets of circulating CD8 T cells have been defined in blood but these do not necessarily reflect the clonality or differentiation of cells within tissue," wrote M. Heydtmann and colleagues, University of Birmingham.
"Current models divide...
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