Age-associated changes in monocyte and innate immune activation markers occur more rapidly in HIV infected women

Genevieve Martin, Maelenn Gouillou, Anna Clare Hearps, Thomas A Angelovich, Allen Cheuk-Seng Cheng, Fiona Lynch, Wan-Jung Cheng, Geza Paukovics, Clovis Prince-Steve Palmer, Richard M Novak, Anthony Jaworowski, Alan L Landay, Suzanne Mary Crowe

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Abstract

Quantifying the impact of HIV on immune aging reveals that HIV infection in women confers the equivalent of a 10-14 year increase in the levels of innate immune aging markers. These changes may contribute to the increased risk of inflammatory age-related diseases in HIV positive women.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere55279
Number of pages7
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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