Inactivation of cell associated-HIV-1 in breast milk by treatment with the alkyl sulfate microbicide sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS)

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Background Breast milk is recognized as a predominant mode of HIV1 infection in infants. Cell-associated HIV-1 may be the main source of virus transmission during early phases of breast-feeding. We have previously observed that HIV-1infected cells spontaneously producing virus persist in breast-milk from women under antiretroviral therapy. Treatment of… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1742-4690-6-S2-P85

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