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Retroviral Immunology

Immune Response and Restoration

  • Giuseppe Pantaleo
  • Bruce D. Walker

Part of the Infectious Disease book series (ID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Bette T. Korber, Brian Foley, Brian Gaschen, Carla Kuiken
    Pages 1-32
  3. Frederick S. Lee, Gabriele Kuschert, Otto O. Yang, Andrew D. Luster
    Pages 33-51
  4. Krishna V. Komanduri, Joseph M. McCune
    Pages 79-107
  5. Aram Mangasarian, Didier Trono
    Pages 109-123
  6. Daniela Finke, Hans Acha-Orbea
    Pages 125-157
  7. Samantha S. Soldan, Steven Jacobson
    Pages 159-190
  8. David C. Montefiori
    Pages 191-211
  9. Hugo Soudeyns, Giuseppe Pantaleo
    Pages 213-235
  10. Amitinder Kaur, Marie-Claire Gauduin, R. Paul Johnson
    Pages 249-279
  11. H. Clifford Lane, Scott Seeley
    Pages 317-329
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 331-336

About this book

Introduction

Over the last decade much has been written about HIV and AIDS, although there has been surprisingly very little written on the immunology of retroviral infections, in general, and on HIV in particular. In Retroviral Immunology: Immune Response and Restoration, world-renowned authorities address the most important aspects of the immunology of retroviruses, namely, immune response, genetic and virologic factors modulating the response, and the HIV-specific humoral and cell-mediated responses. In addition to the basic concepts of immune restoration, key topics covered include immune restoration after antiviral therapy-a highly important subject to the thousands of clinicians who deal with the problem on a daily basis-and vaccine-induced immune response.
Up-to-date and authoritative, Retroviral Immunology: Immune Response and Restoration provides a much-needed critical synthesis of both the experimental and clinical aspects of retroviral infections, and lays the groundwork for developing effective restoration strategies for the many immune-compromised HIV and AIDS patients who suffer fatal opportunistic infections.

Keywords

AIDS Chemokine HIV HIV infection infection infections viral infection

Editors and affiliations

  • Giuseppe Pantaleo
    • 1
  • Bruce D. Walker
    • 2
  1. 1.Hospital de BeaumontLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Partners AIDS Research Center, Massachusetts General HospitalHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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