Published in AIDS Weekly, November 28th, 2005
Study 1: The mucosal barrier greatly limits simian immunodeficiency virus infection of cervicovaginal tissues.
According to recently published research from the United States, "In the current global AIDS pandemic, more than half of new human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infections are acquired by women through intravaginal HIV exposure.
"For this study, we explored pathogenesis issues relevant to the development of effective vaccines to prevent infection by this route, using an animal model in which female rhesus macaques were...
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