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HV-1-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes and breast milk HIV-1 transmission.

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BACKGROUND: Breast-feeding by infants exposed to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) provides an opportunity to assess the role played by repeated HIV-1 exposure in eliciting HIV-1-specific immunity and in defining whether immune responses correlate with protection from infection. METHODS: Breast-feeding infants born to HIV-1-seropositive women were assessed for HLA-selected HIV-1 peptide-specific cytotoxic T lymphocyte interferon (IFN)-gamma responses by means of enzyme-linked immuno...

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10.1086/597120

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Journal:
The Journal of infectious diseases
Volume:
199
Issue:
6
Pages:
889-898
Publication date:
2009-03-05
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
URN:
uuid:51aed41f-234b-44f4-b57d-5c276b025e6d
Source identifiers:
95288
Local pid:
pubs:95288

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