Tobacco Smoking Increases Immune Activation and Impairs T-Cell Function in HIV Infected Patients on Antiretrovirals: A Cross-Sectional Pilot Study

@inproceedings{Valiathan2014TobaccoSI,
  title={Tobacco Smoking Increases Immune Activation and Impairs T-Cell Function in HIV Infected Patients on Antiretrovirals: A Cross-Sectional Pilot Study},
  author={Ranjini Valiathan and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Paz M{\'i}guez and Bijal Patel and Kristopher L Arheart and Deshratn Asthana},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND The influence of tobacco smoking on the immune system of HIV infected individuals is largely unknown. We investigated the impact of tobacco smoking on immune activation, microbial translocation, immune exhaustion and T-cell function in HIV infected individuals. METHOD HIV infected smokers and non-smokers (n = 25 each) with documented viral suppression on combination antiretroviral therapy and HIV uninfected smokers and non-smokers (n = 15 each) were enrolled. Markers of immune… CONTINUE READING

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