Regulation of T-Cell Proliferation by Interleukin-2 in Male Homosexuals with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
In 1981, a sudden increase in the incidence of Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS), Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, and other opportunistic infections was recognized among highly promiscuous homosexual men (Centers for Disease Control, 1981). More recently, these diseases are being observed among heterosexual men who are intravenous drug users, the sexual partners of these heterosexuals, and Haitian refugees (Centers for Disease Control, 1982). The disease has been named the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
KeywordsAcquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia Peripheral Blood Monocyte Intravenous Drug User Male Homosexual
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