Clin Immunol 2005 May;115(2):133-7
Servicio de Histocompatibilidad e Inmunogenética, Servicio de Inmunología y Servicio de Infectología. Hospital Julio C. Perrando, Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina.
Unlabelled: A total of 220 individuals were included in this study, 112 HIV-seronegative healthy individuals and 108 HIV-1-infected patients involving: 18 AIDS patients with Toxoplasmic encephalitis (AIDS-TE), 49 AIDS patients without TE, and 41 asymptomatic patients, were genotyping for DR and DQ loci by molecular biology techniques. Fisher's Exact test was used for statistical analysis. HLA-DQB*0402 and DRB1*08 alleles were associated with a high risk to develop opportunistic infections with neurological involvement, mainly Toxoplasma encephalitis in relationship with subjects healthy (OR = 20. Read More