Immunologic aspects of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and male homosexuality.

@article{Gottlieb1986ImmunologicAO,
  title={Immunologic aspects of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and male homosexuality.},
  author={Michael S. Gottlieb},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  year={1986},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={651-64}
}
The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is the most common and best characterized disorder of T cells leading to enhanced susceptibility to infection. Current hypotheses hold that infection with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type III/lymphadenopathy virus (HTLV-III/LAV) is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for the development of AIDS, and that a variety of cofactors participate in the pathogenesis of the syndrome. This article reviews the immunologic aspects of AIDS and the… CONTINUE READING