HIV pathogenesis: The first cut is the deepest

Louis J. Picker, David I. Watkins

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HIV pathogenesis is thought of as a chronic infection involving slow degradation of immunity that ultimately leads to AIDS. This scenario, however, could reflect the decay of an immune system mortally wounded during acute HIV infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)430-432
Number of pages3
JournalNature Immunology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Dec 9 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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