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Breast milk cellular HIV-specific interferon γ responses are associated with protection from peripartum HIV transmission.

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OBJECTIVE: Breast milk is a major route of infant HIV infection, yet the majority of breast-fed, HIV-exposed infants escape infection by unknown mechanisms. This study aimed to investigate the role of HIV-specific breast milk cells in preventing infant HIV infection. DESIGN: A prospective study was designed to measure associations between maternal breast milk HIV-specific interferon-γ (IFN-γ) responses and infant HIV-1 detection at 1 month of age. METHODS: In a Kenyan cohort of HIV-infected m...

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Journal:
AIDS (London, England)
Volume:
26
Issue:
16
Pages:
2007-2016
Publication date:
2012-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5571
ISSN:
0269-9370
Source identifiers:
350475

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