treating OI may inhibit not only the OI-induced pathology, but also limit the viral burden.
Friday, February 8, 2008
Opportunistic Infections Upregulate CCR5 Expression
Mycobacterium avium complex augments macrophage HIV-1 production and increases CCR5 expression. It is not surprising that a serious infection should lead to greater immune activation, inflammation, and thus retroviral expression.