How HIV produces immune deficiency

Rosemary Ffrench, Graeme J. Stewart, Ronald Penny, Jay A. Levy

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Initially, the immune system controls HIV infection, but over time the virus depletes the population of CD4+ T cells and disturbs the homoeostasis and function of other cells in the immune system. Extensive destruction of the immune system eventually leaves the body defenceless.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)166-171
Number of pages6
JournalThe Medical Journal of Australia
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 1996
Externally publishedYes

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