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Monocytes in chronic HIV-1 infection : changes in phenotypic marker expression and their relationship with immune activation
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: HIV-infection is characterized by depletion of CD4+ T-cells from the gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) which causes irreparable gastrointestinal tract damage and subsequent microbial translocation of ...
Erythrocyte apoptosis (erythroptosis) and anaemia in chronic HIV-1 infection : relationship with immune activation and viraemia
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Chronic HIV-1 infection is characterized by extensive inflammation/immune activation and also by anaemia. Macrophages and neutrophils produce reactive oxygen species (ROS) which can cause damage to ...