TITLE

Modern HIV May Be Slightly Less Virulent, Laboratory Study Suggests

AUTHOR(S)
James, John S.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
AIDS Treatment News;9/30/2005, Issue 415, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on results of a laboratory study comparing untreated HIV in 2002-2003 and 1986-1989. Sensitivity of the virus to antiretrovirals tested; Consequence of serial bottlenecks during transmission; Adaptation of HIV-1 to the human host; Different mechanisms of the immune system; Immune responses needed to control HIV.
ACCESSION #
18670930

 

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