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(PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2012-03-15)BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization has identified studies of the role of host genetics on susceptibility to severe influenza as a priority. A systematic review was conducted to summarize the current state of evidence ...
Quantifying Susceptibility of CD4(+) Stem Memory T-Cells to Infection by Laboratory Adapted and Clinical HIV-1 Strains (MDPI AG, 2014-02-01)CD4+ T cells are principal targets for human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection. CD4+ T cell subsets are heterogeneous cell populations, divided by functional and phenotypic differences into naïve and memory ...
Detection of HCV-Specific IFN-gamma Responses in HCV Antibody and HCV RNA Negative Injecting Drug Users (KOWSAR PUBL, 2014-01-01)BACKGROUND: Detectable HCV-specific cellular immune responses in HCV antibody and RNA negative people who inject drugs (PWID) raise the question of whether some are resistant to HCV infection. Immune responses from people ...