Correlation of serum antigen and antibody concentration with clinical features in HIV infection.

Serum antigen and antibody values were studied in 164 infants and children infected perinatally with HIV. HIV antigens p17, p24, gp41, and gp120 were determined in sera by immunoblot and antigen capture assays. Lymphocyte blast transformation, serum immunoglobulins, and circulating immune complexes were also evaluated. Altogether 50 patients had HIV… CONTINUE READING