Lentiviral infection, immune response peptides and sleep.

  title={Lentiviral infection, immune response peptides and sleep.},
  author={Denis F Darko and Merrill M. Mitler and Steven J. Henriksen},
  journal={Advances in neuroimmunology},
  volume={5 1},
The aberrant sleep documented in subjects with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is uniquely important because of the contribution this poor quality sleep makes to the fatigue, disability, and eventual unemployment that befalls these patients. Especially given this importance in clinical care, the research on the prominent sleep changes described in HIV infection remains modest in quantity. The chronic asymptomatic stage of HIV infection is associated with the most intriguing and… CONTINUE READING