HIV-1 and HIV-2 infections in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa : studies of immune responses, prevailing viruses and epidemiological trends

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Andersson, Sören;
  • Publisher: Karolinska Institutet, Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center (MTC)
  • Subject: MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP | MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES | HIV-1, HIV-2, dual infection, immune response, antibody assay, PCR, evaluation, testing strategies, genetic subtypes, molecular characterization, plasma RNA levels, incidence, prevalence, vaccines, cell-mediated immunity, CTL, lymphocyte proliferation, chemokines, Guinea-Bissau, Africa
    mesheuropmc: virus diseases

This thesis encompasses immunological, virological and epidemiological studies of HIV-1 and HIV-2 infections in Guinea-Bissau. We have established a robust and reliable diagnostic strategy based on a combination of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) an... View more
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