Expanding HIV-1 subtype B transmission networks among men who have sex with men in Poland

  title={Expanding HIV-1 subtype B transmission networks among men who have sex with men in Poland},
  author={Miłosz Parczewski and Magdalena Leszczyszyn-Pynka and Magdalena Witak-Jȩdra and Bartosz Szetela and Jacek Gąsiorowski and Brygida Knysz and Monika Bociąga-Jasik and Paweł Skwara and Anna Grzeszczuk and Maria M. Jankowska and Grażyna Barałkiewicz and Iwona Mozer-Lisewska and Władysław Łojewski and Katarzyna Kozieł and Edyta Grąbczewska and Elżbieta Jabłonowska and Anna Urbanska},
  booktitle={PloS one},
INTRODUCTION Reconstruction of HIV transmission links allows to trace the spread and dynamics of infection and guide epidemiological interventions. The aim of this study was to characterize transmission networks among subtype B infected patients from Poland. MATERIAL AND METHODS Maximum likelihood phylogenenetic trees were inferred from 966 HIV-1 subtype B protease/reverse transcriptase sequences from patients followed up in nine Polish HIV centers. Monophyletic clusters were identified using… CONTINUE READING
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