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Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) B*18 and protection against mother-to-child HIV type 1 transmission.

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Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) molecules regulate the cellular immune system and may be determinants of infant susceptibility to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection. Molecular HLA typing for class I alleles was performed on infants followed in a Kenyan perinatal cohort. Early HIV-1 infection status was defined as infection occurring at birth or month 1, while late infection via breast milk was defined as first detection of HIV-1 after 1 month of age. Likelihood ratio tests ba...

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10.1089/0889222041524616

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Farquhar, C More by this author
Rowland-Jones, S More by this author
Mbori-Ngacha, D More by this author
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Journal:
AIDS research and human retroviruses
Volume:
20
Issue:
7
Pages:
692-697
Publication date:
2004-07-05
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EISSN:
1931-8405
ISSN:
0889-2229
URN:
uuid:0cfc72e7-b9c8-4a21-a550-b591b318784d
Source identifiers:
176602
Local pid:
pubs:176602

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