Genetic and Immunological Factors Involved in Natural Resistance to HIV-1 Infection

@inproceedings{TabordaVanegas2011GeneticAI,
  title={Genetic and Immunological Factors Involved in Natural Resistance to HIV-1 Infection},
  author={Natalia Taborda-Vanegas and Wildeman Zapata and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Rugeles},
  booktitle={The open virology journal},
  year={2011}
}
Infection with Human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1) induces severe alterations of the immune system leading to an increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections and malignancies. However, exposure to the virus does not always results in infection. Indeed, there exist individuals who have been repeatedly exposed to HIV-1 but do not exhibit clinical or serological evidence of infection, known as exposed seronegative individuals. Many studies have focused on the different mechanisms… CONTINUE READING

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