Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 18th, 2006
Study 1: Subtype B is the prevalent HIV-1 subtype found in Medellin, Columbia.
According to a recently published study from the United States, "To study the molecular epidemiology of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) strains in Medellin, Colombia, 115 HIV-1-positive individuals who were recruited from an HIV outpatient hospital (Universitario San Vicente de Paul) during the period from July 2001 to January 2002 were genotyped."
"All samples were analyzed by envelope heteroduplex mobility assay and found to be subtype B. Twenty-four samples...
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