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Molecular epidemiology reveals the role of war in the spread of HIV in Ukraine.

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Ukraine has one of the largest HIV epidemics in Europe, historically driven by people who inject drugs (PWID). The epidemic showed signs of stabilization in 2012, but the recent war in eastern Ukraine may be reigniting virus spread. We investigated the movement of HIV-infected people within Ukraine before and during the conflict. We analyzed HIV-1 subtype-A pol nucleotide sequences sampled during 2012-2015 from 427 patients of 24 regional AIDS centers and used phylogeographic analysis to reco...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1073/pnas.1701447115

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Hertford College
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0000-0001-7689-4002
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University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
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Zoology
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Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Journal website
Volume:
115
Issue:
5
Pages:
1051-1056
Publication date:
2018-01-01
Acceptance date:
2017-11-29
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
Pmid:
29339468
Source identifiers:
820932
Language:
English
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uuid:68d89be9-09f1-47c9-814d-0dbfef51221d
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2018-02-09

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