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HLA Correlates of Long-Term Survival in Vertically Infected HIV-1-Positive Adolescents in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Abstract:

African infants with vertically acquired HIV infection progress rapidly, with only 50% surviving beyond 2 years in the absence of treatment. Despite this high initial mortality, recent reports describe a substantial burden of older children living with untreated vertically acquired HIV infection in Southern Africa. The immunological and genetic factors associated with long-term survival following vertical infection are poorly understood. We performed medium-to-high resolution HLA typing on DN...

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10.1089/aid.2014.0338

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Journal:
AIDS research and human retroviruses
Volume:
31
Issue:
5
Pages:
504-507
Publication date:
2015-05-05
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EISSN:
1931-8405
ISSN:
0889-2229
URN:
uuid:31bf1aec-546d-4833-99e9-37392b5cd599
Source identifiers:
503255
Local pid:
pubs:503255
Language:
English

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