Immune Cells in the Gut May Improve Control of HIV Growth, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study

Published: Jun 12, 2012

The findings of a new study in monkeys may help clarify why some people infected with HIV are better able to control the virus. They also may pinpoint a target for treatment during early HIV infection aimed at increasing the supply of certain immune cells in the gut, which the study shows could be an important factor in limiting HIV growth in cells throughout the body.

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