Fabio Boccafoglio

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Cell-mediated immune response plays an essential role in the pathogenesis of tuberculosis (TB). We retrospectively evaluated lymphocyte subpopulations in 177 active TB patients compared to 93 healthy controls, finding a relevant decrease in total lymphocytes and CD8+ cells. Conversely, activated human leukocyte antigen (HLA-DR+) and CD4+CD57+ cells were(More)
To assess the potency, efficacy and toxicity of abacavir/lamivudine (ABC/3TC) versus tenfovir/emcitrabine (TDF/FTC) with efavirenz (EFV) in naive patients with HIV infection a prospective observational study was carried out to evaluate immunovirological parameters every three months and metabolic parameters every six months. In all, 21 patients were(More)
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