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T cell responses in Kenyan infants: impact on HIV-1 evolution during infection and an assessment of vaccine-induced memory responses in HIV-exposed uninfected infants

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The past 10 years has seen mother to child transmission (MTCT) of HIV-1 shift from being one of the predominant forces in the global epidemic to a phenomenon that is largely preventable and envisioned as being on the path to elimination. This thesis is based on two cohorts of Kenyan infants recruited before and after the development of effective antiretroviral interventions to prevent MTCT. Two main lines of enquiry are pursued with the aim to contribute to improved health outcomes o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - NDM John Radcliffe

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Funding agency for:
Miguel Antonio Garcia Knight
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:70672d43-7f08-456b-8c8b-12ba2432d5b8
Local pid:
ora:9782

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