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DENDRITIC CELLS

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Patrolling immune system cells that may begin the HIV disease process by carrying the virus from the site of the infection to the lymph nodes<!-- (see) -->, where other immune cells become infected. Dendritic cells travel through the body and bind to foreign invaders -- such as HIV -- especially in external tissues, such as the skin and the membranes of the gut, lungs, and reproductive tract. They then ferry the foreign substance to the lymph nodes to stimulate T cells<!-- (see) --> and initiate an immune response. In laboratory experiments, the dendritic cells that carry HIV also bind to CD4+ T cells<!-- (see) -->, thereby allowing HIV to infect the CD4+ T cells. CD4+ T cells are the primary immune system cells targeted by HIV and depleted during HIV infection.

 

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