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HIV 2 type testing and prevalence

  • At: Basel (Switzerland) (2008)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: GOMES, Perpetua (Hospital Egas Moniz, Lisboa, Portugal)
  • Abstract:

    Both Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2 (HIV-2) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) are retroviruses associated with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). However, HIV-2 infection is markedly different from HIV-1. While HIV-1 is responsible for the global HIV Pandemics, HIV-2 is responsible for local epidemics, most in Occidental


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