Immunity to HIV-1 is influenced by continued natural exposure to exogenous virus.
Unprotected sexual intercourse between individuals who are both infected with HIV-1 can lead to exposure to their partner's virus, and potentially to super-infection. However, the immunological consequences of continued exposure to HIV-1 by individuals already infected, has to our knowledge never been reported. We measured T cell responses in 49 HIV-1 infected individuals who were on antiretroviral therapy with suppressed viral loads. All the individuals were in a long-term sexual partnership...Expand abstract
- Publication status:
- Peer review status:
- Peer reviewed
(Version of record, pdf, 626.9KB)
- Publisher copy:
- Local pid:
- Deposit date:
- Copyright holder:
- Willberg et al
- Copyright date:
- © 2008 Willberg et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
- CC Attribution (CC BY)
If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record