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Multiple independent lineages of HIV-1 persist in breast milk and plasma.

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DESIGN: the origin and evolution of HIV-1 in breast milk is unclear, despite the continuing significance of this tissue as a transmitting compartment. To elucidate the evolutionary trajectory of viral populations in a transient mucosal compartment, longitudinal sequences of the envelope glycoprotein (gp120) region from plasma and breast milk spanning the first year after delivery were analyzed in six women infected by HIV-1 subtype C. METHODS: multiple phylogenetic algorithms were used to elu...

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Journal:
AIDS (London, England)
Volume:
25
Issue:
2
Pages:
143-152
Publication date:
2011-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5571
ISSN:
0269-9370
URN:
uuid:469db690-4dec-48f4-9024-09930aba0ac1
Source identifiers:
315472
Local pid:
pubs:315472

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