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What is required of an HIV vaccine?

Abstract:

Mounting evidence suggests that the early dissemination of HIV in human beings evokes an immune response that is responsible for containment of the infection during the long symptom-free period. Loss of this immune control coincides with a final escalation of the viraemia and the terminal failure of the immune system. Other studies imply that pre-emptive vaccination of monkeys with attenuated forms of simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) produces a substantial degree of resistance to superinfe...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
350
Issue:
9091
Pages:
1617-1621
Publication date:
1997-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:be59c77b-2eec-44f7-86b8-a330152a8629
Source identifiers:
26659
Local pid:
pubs:26659

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