n South African Gastroenterology Review - Issues in HIV / AIDS and liver disease : review article
|Article Title||Issues in HIV / AIDS and liver disease : review article|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||South African Gastroenterology Review|
|Publication Date||Nov 2007|
|Pages||26 - 28|
Kupffer cells, hepatic endothelium and hepatocytes all expressCD4 receptors. Infection by HIV-1 can be demonstratedalthough, to date, HIV infection of cholangiocytes has not beendocumented. In addition HIV associated mRNA and other HIVassociated proteins can readily be found within hepatocytes.
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