Review Article, J Clin Genom Vol: 2 Issue: 1
Future of Probiotics in HIV Treatment
HIV infected patients who are on Anti-retroviral Therapy, their gut micro biome is very different from those of healthy individuals. In HIV infected persons dysbiosis may lead to a breakdown in the guts immunologic activity, causing systemic bacteria diffusion and inflammation. But the use of probiotics for health improvement in HIV infection leads to long life expectancy. This mini review will focus on the importance of probiotics to prevent and attenuate several gastrointestinal manifestations and improve Gut associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) immunity in HIV infection.