PMID: 26335139
Title: Schistosoma mansoni Infection in Ugandan Men Is Associated with Increased Abundance and Function of HIV Target Cells in Blood but Not the Foreskin A Cross sectional Study
Abstract: Schistosoma mansoni infection has been associated with an increased HIV prevalence in humans and SHIV incidence in primate models. We hypothesized that immune activation from this gastrointestinal mucosa infection would increase highly HIV-susceptible CD4 T cell subsets in the blood and the foreskin through common mucosal homing.
Date: 1970-08-22
Year: 2016
Journal: PLoS Negl Trop Dis
PMID Author: Prodger JL, Ssemaganda A, Ssetaala A, Kitandwe PK, Muyanja E, Mpendo J, Nanvubya A, Wambuzi M, Nielsen L, Kiwanuka N, Kaul R
PMC Link #: PMC4559468

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