AIDS: Understanding HIV Transmission

Abstract

For the implementation of successful prevention and intervention strategies in order to reduce HIV transmission and reduce the spread of HIV infection, it is essential to understand the variables associated with different modes of HIV transmission.

Keywords: AIDS; HIV; transmission; HLA/MHC; syncytium; HIV phenotype

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Anderson RM and May RM (1991) Infectious Diseases of Humans: Dynamics and Control. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Aichelburg, Alexander C, Pett, Sarah L, and Cooper, David A(May 2003) AIDS: Understanding HIV Transmission. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0003815]