Example sentences for: immunodeficiency

How can you use “immunodeficiency” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Preclinical tests of HIV vaccine efficacy are usually performed by exposing macaques to simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a virus that is closely related to HIV.

  • Two more enzymes, APOBEC3G and APOBEC3F, form part of the innate immune system; they function as antiviral agents and are being intensively studied in the context of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the cause of AIDS.

  • HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)

  • Its relative virulence and potential for person-to-person transmission distinguishes Mycobacterium tuberculosis . Persons infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are particularly susceptible to tuberculosis, either by the reactivation of latent infection or by a primary infection with rapid progression to active disease [ 1 2 3 4 ] . The annual incidence rate of tuberculosis in Colombia during 1998 was 19.

  • They usually produce inaparent infection or transient immune compromise in otherwise healthy hosts but are able to cause life-threatening primary or reactivated infections in individuals with congenital or acquired T-cell immunodeficiencies [ 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ] . The spectrum of diseases caused by lymphotropic herpesviruses is well documented in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation (BMT) [ 8 9 10 11 ] or organ transplantation [ 12 13 ] and in individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) [ 14 15 ] . In patients undergoing conventional anticancer therapy without BMT, the data focusing on EBV, CMV or HHV-6 infection are scarcely documented and mostly reported as individual cases [ 16 17 18 19 ] . With combined diagnostic approach of serology and viral DNA detection we performed a prospective study of children undergoing non-BMT therapy for cancer to demostrate the incidence of LH infections.


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