Mycoplasma genitalium promotes epithelial crossing and peripheral blood mononuclear cell infection by HIV-1.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Mycoplasma genitalium co-infection in HIV-infected individuals has been reported to increase the shedding of HIV in the urogenital region of females. To better understand this relationship, we investigated the influence of M. genitalium on the transmission and replication of HIV using an in vitro model. METHODS The Transwell co-culture system… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2013.11.022

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