Copy Number Variation of Fc Gamma Receptor Genes in HIV-Infected and HIV-Tuberculosis Co-Infected Individuals in Sub-Saharan Africa

AIDS, caused by the retrovirus HIV, remains the largest cause of morbidity in sub-Saharan Africa yet almost all genetic studies have focused on cohorts from Western countries. HIV shows high co-morbidity with tuberculosis (TB), as HIV stimulates the reactivation of latent tuberculosis (TB). Recent clinical trials suggest that an effective anti-HIV response… CONTINUE READING