Association between peripheral γδ T-cell profile and disease progression in individuals infected with HIV-1 or HIV-2 in West Africa.

@article{Zheng2011AssociationBP,
  title={Association between peripheral γδ T-cell profile and disease progression in individuals infected with HIV-1 or HIV-2 in West Africa.},
  author={Natalie N Zheng and M Juliana McElrath and Papa Salif Sow and Andrew L Mesher and Stephen E. Hawes and Joshua E. Stern and Geoffrey S. Gottlieb and Stephen C. De Rosa and Nancy B. Kiviat},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2011},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={92-100}
}
BACKGROUND Human gammadelta (γδ) T cells play an important role in protective immunity in HIV-1 and simian immunodeficiency virus infection; their role in HIV-2 infection is unknown. OBJECTIVE To determine the role of γδ T cells in control of plasma viral load and CD4 T-cell count in HIV-1 and HIV-2 infections in West Africa. METHODS Thirty HIV-1 and 25… CONTINUE READING