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Ontogeny of toll-like receptor mediated cytokine responses of South African infants throughout the first year of life
(Public Library of Science, 2012-09-13)
The first year of life represents a time of marked susceptibility to infections; this is particularly true for regions in sub-Saharan Africa. As innate immunity directs the adaptive immune response, the observed increased ...
Antibody responses to vaccination among South African HIV-exposed and unexposed uninfected infants during the first 2 years of life
(American Society for Microbiology, 2013-01)
HIV-exposed but uninfected (HEU) infants born to HIV-infected mothers from areas in the world with a high burden of infectious disease suffer higher infectious morbidity and mortality than their HIV unexposed uninfected ...
The relevance of apoptosis in the pathogenesis of human immunodeficiency virus-1 disease
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A simple and rapid scatter-based flow cytometric assay was developed to detect apoptosis in CD4+ and CD8+ T cells from a mixed population of cells. The assay was suitable for children. Apoptotic PBMCs ...