PMID: 15275189Jul 1, 1996Paper

Leishmania and the pathogenesis of HIV infection

Parasitology Today
M TremblayR Bernier

Abstract

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and leishmaniasis overlap in several parts of the world, and microorganisms responsible for these human diseases infect and replicate within the macrophage. Therefore, the opportunity that the pathogenesis of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Leishmania infections could be modulated within dually infected individual is optimized. The most prominent clinical feature of AIDS is the development of debilitating secondary infections induced by several opportunistic microorganisms, including protozoa. Michel Tremblay, Martin Olivier and Richard Bernier here focus on the recently reported information on the putative cofactor role that the intracellular pathogen of the genus Leishmania may play in the pathogenesis of HIV infection.

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