Short-term antiretroviral therapy fails to reduce the expanded activated CCR5-expressing CD4+ T lymphocyte population or to restore the depleted naive population in chronically HIV-infected individuals with active pulmonary tuberculosis.

Abstract

The effective role of antiretroviral (ARV) therapy in the regulation of CD4 T cell subset distribution, coreceptor expression, and activation status in individuals with chronic HIV also presenting with active pulmonary TB is not clearly understood. A cross-sectional analysis was performed on a total of 137 South African individuals. CCR5, CXCR4, and CD38… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/AID.2012.0153

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