A Longitudinal Study of a Patient with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Using T Cell Subset Analysis

  • R. Lawrence Siegel
  • Roger W. Fox
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 166)


The Centers for Disease Control in 1981 reported an epidemic of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and Kaposi’s sarcoma in young previously healthy homosexual men (1,2). Additional reports have been published identifying viral, bacterial, fungal, and protozoan infections in this and other patient groups (3–5). Clinical observations and immunologic evaluations have defined an Acquired Immunologic Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in these patients (3–7).


Cell Subset Acquire Immunodeficiency Syndrome Peripheral Lymphocyte Mixed Lymphocyte Culture Small Bowel Biopsy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Lawrence Siegel
    • 1
  • Roger W. Fox
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of South Florida College of MedicineTampaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of South Florida College of MedicineTampaUSA

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