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Tracing the HIV-1 subtype B mobility in Europe: a phylogeographic approach.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: The prevalence and the origin of HIV-1 subtype B, the most prevalent circulating clade among the long-term residents in Europe, have been studied extensively. However the spatial diffusion of the epidemic from the perspective of the virus has not previously been traced. RESULTS: In the current study we inferred the migration history of HIV-1 subtype B by way of a phylogeography of viral sequences sampled from 16 European countries and Israel. Migration events were inferred from v...

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10.1186/1742-4690-6-49

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Paraskevis, D More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Hatzakis, A More by this author
Wensing, AM More by this author
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Journal:
Retrovirology
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
49
Publication date:
2009
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EISSN:
1742-4690
ISSN:
1742-4690
URN:
uuid:9448026a-ccb1-471d-a74a-f60eb3dfe44d
Source identifiers:
269681
Local pid:
pubs:269681

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