Published in Health and Medicine Week, November 22nd, 2004
"The genital mucosa are the sites of initial contact with HIV for the great majority of exposed individuals, including many infants infected by mother-to-child transmission (MTCT). Although antiretroviral prophylaxis has been found to reduce MTCT, drug resistance may emerge. Investigation of drug resistance in the genital tract and plasma, therefore, is critical to block heterosexual and MTCT of HIV," said H. Burger, New York State Dept. of Health, and colleagues at the Los Alamos Laboratory, Boehringer...
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