Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 22nd, 2004
"Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1)-infected individuals develop a genetically diverse virus population over time, but often only a limited number of viral variants are transmitted from a chronic carrier to a newly infected person," scientists in Seattle noted. "Interestingly, many women but few men are infected by multiple HIV-1 variants from a single partner."
"To determine whether the complexity of the infecting virus population influences clinical outcome," M. Sagar and colleagues at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center "examined viral diversity in the HIV-1 envelope...
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