Published in AIDS Weekly, April 28th, 2003
According to recent research from Canada, "gonorrhea enhances the transmission of HIV through increased viral shedding and the increased probability of seroconversion among previously HIV-negative individuals."
"However, the mechanism(s) underlying these influences remain poorly understood," according to A. Chen and coauthors at the University of Toronto.
In their study, Chen and coworkers found that "exposure to Neisseria gonorrhoeae induces the nuclear factor kappa B-dependent transcription from the HIV-1 long terminal repeat in...
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