Posted by Sabrina on .
a 31 year old female contracted HIV human immunodeficiency syndrome) Ordinarily harmless infections are deadly to her. Which answer below best explains how her antibody-response (b cell immunity) became weakened even though HIV primarily infects cells involved in T cell immunity?
A. Hiv destroys cytotoxic T cells and cytotoxic T cells play a central role in stimulating antibody production.
B. Hiv causes malfunction of memory T cells, and memory T cells stimulate B cells to produce autoantibodies.
C. HIV destroys helper T cells and helpers T cells play a central role in stimulating antibody production.
D. HIV causes malfunction of cytotoxic T cells, and cytotoxic T cells suppress B cell immunity.
My answer: B