Evolution of HIV-1 in an HLA-B*57-positive patient during virologic escape.

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Elite suppressors maintain normal CD4(+) T cell counts and viral loads of <50 copies of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA per milliliter of plasma without antiviral therapy. We report here a case of virologic escape in a human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-B*57-positive patient shortly after seroconversion. This escape was associated with the… (More)

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@article{Bailey2007EvolutionOH, title={Evolution of HIV-1 in an HLA-B*57-positive patient during virologic escape.}, author={Justin R Bailey and Haili Zhang and Barbara W Wegweiser and Hung-chih Yang and Laura Herrera and Aima A. Ahonkhai and Thomas Michael Williams and Robert F. Siliciano and Joel N Blankson}, journal={The Journal of infectious diseases}, year={2007}, volume={196 1}, pages={50-5} }