HIV-1 viral DNA is present in ejaculated abnormal spermatozoa of seropositive subjects.

@article{Muciaccia2007HIV1VD,
  title={HIV-1 viral DNA is present in ejaculated abnormal spermatozoa of seropositive subjects.},
  author={Barbara Muciaccia and Serena Corallini and Elena Vicini and Fabrizio Padula and Loredana Gandini and Giuseppina Liuzzi and Andrea Lenzi and Mario Stefanini},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 11},
  pages={2868-78}
}
BACKGROUND Semen is the major vehicle for HIV-1 infection as it contains free and cell-associated virions and infected cells. However, the presence of HIV-1 in spermatozoa has been a matter of debate, since the sperm cell fraction may contain somatic infected cells that jeopardize the attribution of the detected virus to the spermatozoa. METHODS… CONTINUE READING