Published in AIDS Weekly, February 5th, 1996
Conversely, other genetic traits appear to make infants particularly vulnerable to mother-to-child HIV transmission.
In the studies that uncovered these findings, researchers Robert Winchester of Columbia University, New York City, and colleagues found that an infant's ethnicity determined whether the particular genes involved have an effect on HIV transmission.
Winchester et al. reported their findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ("Major Histocompatibility Complex Class II DR...
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