Human choroid plexus cells can be latently infected with human immunodeficiency virus.

@article{Harouse1989HumanCP,
  title={Human choroid plexus cells can be latently infected with human immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={Janet M. Harouse and Zofia Wroblewska and Martin Laughlin and William F. Hickey and B S Schonwetter and Francisco Gonz{\'a}lez-Scarano},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  year={1989},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={406-11}
}
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) penetrates the central nervous system, particularly the cerebrospinal fluid, early in the course of HIV infection, and may cause a progressive encephalopathy in patients prior to the development of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Neither the specific mechanism for penetration of the virus into the central nervous system nor the pathophysiological basis for these abnormalities is well understood. We cultured cells from the choroid plexus of 3… CONTINUE READING
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