Suzanne Saindon

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BACKGROUND An effective therapeutic vaccine that could augment immune control of HIV-1 replication may abrogate or delay the need for antiretroviral therapy. AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) A5187 was a phase I/II, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blinded trial to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of an HIV-1 DNA vaccine (VRC-HVDNA 009-00-VP) in(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether viral sequence variation occurs in HIV-specific CD4 epitopes during early HIV infection. METHODS Gag, Nef, and integrase (Int) sequences were obtained from the plasma of 7 subjects identified during acute HIV-1 infection. Changes in the viral sequence were determined based on comparison of sequences obtained at 2 time points(More)
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