Published in Vaccine Weekly, August 27th, 2003
In a recent study from France, "the genetic diversity of HIV-1 strains in Chad was documented with a total of 107 samples from patients attending the general hospital in N'Djamena, the capital city of Chad."
"The genetic subtypes were identified in the V3-V5 env and p24 gag regions by sequence and phylogenetic tree analyses," explained N. Vidal and coauthors at the Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement in Montpellier.
"Of the 107 strains, 78 had the same subtype/CRF designation between env and gag," they wrote in the Journal of Acquired Immune...
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