Metabolic Viral Host Properties
Patients' metabolic properties may affect their immune response. This study aims to assess the effect of hosts' metabolic properties to viral infection.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Blood samples were drawn from patients with Gaucher disease and healthy individuals, with and without HCV. Blood samples were tested for protein specific T cell proliferation, IFNg and IL-10 using ELISPOT assays, serum IFNg, IL-2, IL-6, IL-10 and IL-4 levels. FACS analysis was used for evaluation of lymphocytes subsets.