Emanuela Lattuada

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Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) has been traditionally associated to severe immunosuppression and described mainly in highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)-naïve patients with a low lymphocyte CD4+ count. In the last years, some cases of PML have been described in HIV patients with a higher CD4+ count shortly after initiation of(More)
Interleukin-15 (IL-15) enhances the effector mechanisms of anti-HIV immune responses and thus is considered a potential adjuvant of HIV-1 vaccine. However, there are a lack of data concerning the relationships between IL-15 expression and regulation in HIV-1-infected patients and the course of disease progression. We found that IL-15, but not IL-15Rα, is(More)
We describe the clinical course of an HIV-infected patient with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy who took mirtazapine for his depression. After six months of therapy the clinical symptoms had not worsened and the neuroradiological image of the brain was unchanged. Further studies are necessary to determine the effect of serotonin receptor(More)