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The use of the full blood count and differential parameters to assess immune activation levels in asymptomatic, untreated HIV infection
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014)
Background. A feature of HIV/AIDS is chronic immune activation, which results in a number of complications including inflammation-related disorders and blood cytopaenias. Immune activation status is not routinely tested ...
Impact of inflammation-induced oxidative stress on the integrity of immuno-haematopoietic cells and potential ameliorating interventions in an in vitro HIV model
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Chronic inflammation and immune activation are hallmarks of HIV infection, resulting in chronic oxidative stress with over-utilization of antioxidant defences, which may contribute to the loss of immune ...