Jan 2013 Journal of clinical immunology

Increased T-cell activation and Th1 cytokine concentrations prior to the diagnosis of B-cell lymphoma in HIV infected patients.

Auteurs

Ouedraogo DE, Makinson A, Kuster N, Nagot N, Rubbo PA, Bollore K, Foulongne V, Cartron G, Olive D, Reynes J, Vendrell JP, Tuaillon E

Résumé

Despite the use of combined antiretroviral therapy, HIV-infected individuals have a higher risk of developing B-cell lymphoma compared to the general population. We aim to explore whether lymphocyte activation, increase in Th1 response as well as markers of EBV reactivation, may precede lymphoma diagnosis.

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