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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 93, No. 3, 1998, pp. 383-386
Bioline Code: oc98073
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 93, No. 3, 1998, pp. 383-386

 en RESEARCH NOTE - Molecular epidemiology of HIV in Brazil: Polymorphism of the antigenically distinct HIV-1 B subtype strains
MG Morgado; ML Guimaraes; I Neves Jr; VG Veloso dos Santos; MI Linhares-de-Carvalho; LR Castello-Branco; FI Bastos; EA Castilho; B Galvao-Castro; V Bongertz & The Hospital Evandro Chagas AIDS Clinical Research Group

Abstract

HIV is one of the most genetically polymorphic human emergent pathogens of
this century. Two related viruses, HIV-1 and HIV-2 were identified as
ethiological agents of the human acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
and, while HIV-2 is mainly restricted to the African continent, HIV-1 is
distributed worldwide (DJ Hu et al. 1996 JAMA 275: 210-216).  {P}

Keywords
HIV-1 polymorphism - molecular epidemiology - HIV-1 B subtype

 
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