International Journal of Immunology

Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015

  • Effect of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on T-Cell Sub-population Profile in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 Infected Patients

    Addisu Gize Yeshanew, Afework Kassu Gizaw, Biniam Mathewos Tebeje

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 57-71
    Received: 9 October 2015
    Accepted: 21 October 2015
    Published: 26 November 2015
    Abstract: The range of T cell abnormalities in advanced HIV-1 infection treatment is broad. The defects are both quantitative and qualitative and affect virtually every limb of the immune system. Beyond the precise measurement of naive T cells (CD45RA+CCR7+CD27+CD28+), the differential expression of different molecules on T cell allows the distinction betwee... Show More
  • Intensive Phase of Therapy of Tuberculosis and HIV Co-infection: CD4, CD8, and Certain Hematological Finding Amongst Patients in Yaounde Cameroon

    Guiedem Elise, Pefura Yone Eric Walter, Ikomey George, Gonsu Kamga Hortense, Monamele Chavely Gwladys, Fokam Joseph, Mesembe Martha, Afane Ze Emmanuel, Okomo Assoumou Marie Claire

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 72-77
    Received: 13 November 2015
    Accepted: 24 November 2015
    Published: 14 December 2015
    Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease which could cause depressive phenomena like those observed in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Our study aimed at evaluating the changes of T-cells and certain blood parameters during intensive phase of TB treatment. In this prospective cohort, 140 consenting tuberculosis patients were enrolled. 5ml of ... Show More