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 process as additionally mirrored by way of a innovative lack of CD4-positive T-cells. This ultimately leads to the host's incapability to house opportunistic infections and the immune surveillance of tumors, a medical prestige often called the got Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
The publication AIDS Pathogenesis presents the reader with a whole review of the medical process HIV-1 an infection. It describes the scientific facets of basic an infection, the various scientific results of HIV-1 an infection, and techniques for anti-viral therapy. In addition, extra basic points 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 inability of the grownup human host to house T-cell destruction. ultimately, the booklet discusses the at the moment used laboratory markers that permit for tracking of the medical process infection.

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