Thymic function, aging, and AIDS.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

For the first time, physicians are challenged by clinical states in which the T-cell pool is destroyed postnatally in large numbers of patients. One such state is AIDS; another is the immune damage of cancer chemotherapy. Accordingly, study of postnatal thymic function is now a matter of clinical urgency. Ongoing work may point toward new strategies for repairing a damaged T-cell repertoire.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Haynes, BF; Hale, LP

Published Date

  • March 15, 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 34 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 59 - passim

PubMed ID

  • 10089927

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2154-8331

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3810/hp.1999.03.134


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England