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Viral genetics of HIV-2 infection

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HIV-2 is a contemporary human retrovirus with the majority of infections localised to West Africa. Both HIV-1 and HIV-2 are able to cause AIDS; however, in contrast to HIV-1 infection, a common outcome following HIV-2 infection (∼ 37% of patients in this study cohort) is long-term non-progression (LTNP), where patients remain aviraemic and asymptomatic in the absence of treatment, often for decades. HIV-1 and HIV-2 both arose following zoonotic transmission of SIVs from non-human...

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University of Oxford
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Hertford College
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Wellcome Trust
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H5RSZMO
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2015-10-26

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