Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 2nd, 2002
"Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) may interact during transplacental transmission of HIV-1," according to Eszter Csoma and colleagues at the University of Debrecen in Debrecen, Hungary, and the Danish Cancer Society in Aarhus, Denmark.
Placental syncytiotrophoblast cells infected with both viruses were far more conducive to HIV transmission than singly infected cells, Csoma and coauthors found.
Infection with HIV alone...
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