Defective accessory genes in a human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected long-term survivor lacking recoverable virus

@article{Michael1995DefectiveAG,
  title={Defective accessory genes in a human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected long-term survivor lacking recoverable virus},
  author={N. Michael and G. Chang and L. d'Arcy and P. Ehrenberg and R. Mariani and M. Busch and D. Birx and D. Schwartz},
  journal={Journal of Virology},
  year={1995},
  volume={69},
  pages={4228 - 4236}
}
We have been studying a patient who acquired human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection via a blood transfusion 13 years ago. She has remained asymptomatic since that time. The blood donor and two other recipients have all died of AIDS. Although this patient has shown persistently strong seroreactivity to HIV type 1 (HIV-1) antigens by Western blot (immunoblot), she has been continually HIV culture negative in results from multiple laboratories over the last 6 years and has a very low viral… Expand
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