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Genital HIV shedding in women.

Abstract:

Heterosexual transmission of HIV is the predominant transmission mode among adults world-wide, while mother-to-child transmission accounts for the majority of HIV infections in children. Factors that affect genital tract shedding of HIV virus or cell-associated provirus in women are probably important determinants of infectiveness, and hence of transmission risk during sexual contact or delivery. This review discusses the genital HIV RNA and DNA loads in relation to those in the blood and out...

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10.1089/apc.1999.13.695

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Journal:
AIDS patient care and STDs
Volume:
13
Issue:
12
Pages:
695-701
Publication date:
1999-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1557-7449
ISSN:
1087-2914
URN:
uuid:5f29c253-ccc8-4224-81eb-939b07ef48b0
Source identifiers:
68202
Local pid:
pubs:68202

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