Recent evidence would suggest that HTLV-III may be neurotropic. We have found oligoclonal IgG bands by isoelectric focusing in the CSF of a homosexual man with AIDS and encephalitis. Subsequent analysis revealed that such bands contained anti-HTLV-III activity, suggesting that neurologic symptoms in AIDS patients may be caused by replication of HTLV-III inside the CNS.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
- Clinical Neurology