Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 10th, 2006
Study 1: Specific viral genotypes selectively transmitted to infants through breastfeeding.
According to recently published research from the United States, "To develop effective intervention strategies that prevent breast milk transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), we must understand the specific viral properties and mechanisms responsible for infant infection.
"We have used lactating rhesus macaques infected with a pathogenic simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) stock to analyze the viral genotypes expressed in plasma and milk...
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