Estimated Global Distribution and Regional Spread of HIV‐1 Genetic Subtypes in the Year 2000

  title={Estimated Global Distribution and Regional Spread of HIV‐1 Genetic Subtypes in the Year 2000},
  author={Saladin Osmanov and Claire Pattou and Neff Walker and Bernhard Schwardl{\"a}nder and Jos{\'e} Esparza},
  journal={JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes},
&NA; The objective of this study was to estimate the global distribution and regional spread of different HIV‐1 genetic subtypes and circulating recombinant forms (CRFs) in the year 2000. These estimates were made based on data derived from global HIV/AIDS surveillance and molecular virology studies. HIV‐1 incidence during the year 2000 was estimated in defined geographic regions, using a country‐specific model developed by WHO‐UNAIDS. The proportion of new infections caused by different HIV‐1… 

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