HIV infections / preventative medicine: condoms / spermicide agents.

Abstract

HIV is in the semen and epididymal epithelia. A possible malfunction of the physiological barriers in the seminiferous epithelium may be an early response to HIV. Tight bonds between Sertoli cells serving as the blood-testis barrier may be the site of the breakdown that permits circulating HIV to penetrate the seminal compartment. Receptive partners of… (More)

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