Figure 1 : Interferon in acute and chronic infection.

From: The mixed blessing of interferon

Figure 1

Sandler and colleagues' findings2 contribute to other evidence4,5,7,8,9,12 that there are strong parallels between the observed effects of experimentally administered interferon (IFN) on simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) or HIV infections and the effects of endogenous IFN responses during natural SIV or HIV infections, at both the acute and chronic phases.