TITLE

Intravaginal and intrarectal microbicides to prevent HIV infection

AUTHOR(S)
Balzarini, Jan; Van Damme, Lut
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/15/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p461
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the therapeutic use of intravaginal and intrarectal microbicides for preventing HIV infection. Potential mechanisms for HIV transmission across mucosal epithelium; Discussion on the buffering agents and detergents that comprise nonspecific microbicides; Investigation of a variety of anionic substances that target the adsorption and fusion process of the virus; Mechanism of action of HIV-specific microbicides.
ACCESSION #
15954610

 

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