Natural killer cells display impaired responses to toll like receptor 9 that support viral persistence in chronic hepatitis B
Dilip T Ratnam, William Sievert, Kumar Visvanathan
Cellular Immunology | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2012
Dilip Ratnam was supported by an Australian Postgraduate award and a Southern Health research fellowship. The authors would also like to thank Narelle Skinner and Vesna Turkozu of the Innate Immunity Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Monash University for technical support, Drs Anouk Dev and Ferry Rush of the Southern Health Network for their assistance in the recruitment of patients and Dr Bishoy Rizkalla of Roche Pharmaceuticals Australia for provision of the recombinant IFN-alpha.