Productive dual infection of human CD4+ T lymphocytes by HIV-1 and HHV-6.


Although infection by HIV-1 has been implicated as the primary cause of AIDS and related disorders, cofactorial mechanisms may be involved in the pathogenesis of the disease. For example, several viruses commonly detected in AIDS patients and capable of transactivating the long terminal repeat of HIV-1, such as herpesviruses, papovaviruses, adenoviruses and… (More)