Circulating immune complexes in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome contain the AIDS-associated retrovirus.

Using the polyethylene glycol (PEG) precipitation technique, circulating immune complexes were demonstrated in 88% of patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related disorders. The finding of immune complexes in these individuals was confirmed by using a second assay, the commercially available Clq-IgG enzyme-linked immunosorbent… (More)