One-year follow-up of vaccine therapy in HIV-infected immune-deficient individuals: a new strategy.

Immunization of AIDS/ARC patients with autologous cells expressing HIV antigens, although providing clinical and biological benefits, fails to restore cellular immunity. The latter result is due partly to the antiproliferative effect of HIV-1 on activated T-cells (immune suppression), which leads to blockade of specific immune reactions. To overcome immune… CONTINUE READING