TITLE

Acute HIV-1 Infection

AUTHOR(S)
Cohen, Myron S.; Shaw, George M.; McMichael, Andrew J.; Haynes, Barton F.
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;5/19/2011, Vol. 364 Issue 20, p1943
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) transmission and acute HIV-1 infection. It is said that more than 80 percent of adults infected with HIV-1 became infected through the exposure of mucosal surfaces to the virus, while most of the remaining 20 percent were infected by percutaneous or intravenous inoculations. It is stated that in the absence of antibody seroconversion, confirmation of acute infection requires detection of HIV-1 RNA or p24 antigen.
ACCESSION #
60727966

 

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