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AIDS Pathogenesis (Immunology and Medicine) by Hanneke Schuitemaker,H. Schuitemaker,Frank Miedema

By Hanneke Schuitemaker,H. Schuitemaker,Frank Miedema

an infection with the human immunodeficiency virus is characterised by way of the destruction of the host immune method as additionally mirrored via a revolutionary lack of CD4-positive T-cells. This ultimately ends up in the host's incapability to accommodate opportunistic infections and the immune surveillance of tumors, a medical prestige referred to as the bought Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
The publication AIDS Pathogenesis offers the reader with a whole evaluate of the scientific process HIV-1 an infection. It describes the scientific facets of fundamental an infection, the several scientific results of HIV-1 an infection, and methods for anti-viral therapy. In addition, extra primary elements of HIV-1 an infection are reviewed. those comprise the biology of the virus and the radical insights in AIDS pathogenesis. not just is the importance of an HIV-specific mobile and humoral immune reaction mentioned, but in addition the potential incapability of the grownup human host to accommodate T-cell destruction. eventually, the booklet discusses the presently used laboratory markers that permit for tracking of the scientific process infection.

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