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Prospects for an effective T cell-based immunoprophylaxis against mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1.

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Globally, more than 2000 children under 15 years of age are infected with HIV-1 every day. Some of these infections occur in utero, but the majority of children become infected at delivery and after birth through breast-feeding. While success of antiretroviral therapy dramatically decreased mother-to-child transmission in developed countries, antiretroviral drugs are not yet widely available and bottle-feeding is not an option in economically impoverished countries, where burden of HIV-1 infe...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Jenner Institute
Role:
Author
Journal:
Folia biologica
Volume:
50
Issue:
3-4
Pages:
100-106
Publication date:
2004-01-01
ISSN:
0015-5500
URN:
uuid:e086efd5-943b-44f7-afd3-8525bc9a2748
Source identifiers:
67002
Local pid:
pubs:67002

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