Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 13th, 2006
Study 1: HLA phenotypes and HIV-1 gene polymorphisms have been characterized in perinatally-infected, young adult long-term survivors.
According to recently published research from the United States, "There are limited data concerning determinants of varying clinical progression rates in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)-infected children.
"Therefore, we sought to determine whether viral or host factors associated with nonprogressive HIV-1 infection in adults play a role in limiting progression of infection in 5 vertically infected youths,...
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