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Increased Thymosin Levels Associated with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

  • Paul H. Naylor
  • Michael R. Erdos
  • Allan L. Goldstein
Part of the GWUMC Department of Biochemistry Annual Spring Symposia book series (GWUN)

Abstract

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has elicited great concern in its progression to epidemic proportions worldwide (Fig. 1). Initially identified in young male homosexuals, AIDS has recently appeared in other groups including hemophiliacs, transfusion recipients, Haitian immigrants, black Africans, and drug addicts in the USA, as well as Europe, Canada, and Haiti (CDC, 1982a,b; West, 1983).

Keywords

Opportunistic Infection Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Acquire Immunodeficiency Syndrome Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Patient Thymic Hormone 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul H. Naylor
    • 1
  • Michael R. Erdos
    • 1
  • Allan L. Goldstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryThe George Washington University School of Medicine and Health SciencesUSA

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