Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 22nd, 2006
Study 1: A transient period of enhanced antigenemia during chronic SIV infection may serve to augment virus-specific immunity
"In vivo depletion of CD8+ T cells results in an increase in viral load in macaques chronically infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SlVmac239 Delta nef). [In our report], the cellular and humoral immune responses associated with this transient period of enhanced viremia in macaques infected with SIVmac239Anef were characterized," investigators in the United States report.
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