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Molecular characterization of non-subtype C and recombinant HIV-1 viruses from Cape Town, South Africa
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: HIV-1 was first diagnosed within South Africa in 1982. In the 1980’s homosexual transmission dominated the HIV-1 epidemic within the country. In the late 1980’s the second HIV-1 epidemic was recognized ...
Characterisation of new full-length HIV-1 subtype D viruses from South Africa
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The first episode of HIV-1 in South Africa was documented in 1982. Homosexual transmission of the virus was the predominate mode of transmission in an epidemic of mainly HIV-1 subtype Band D infections. ...
Development of selective real-time PCR (SPCR) asays for the detection of K103N resistance mutation in minor HIV-1 populations
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2011-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Background: The conventional sequence analysis is the most common method used for the detection of drug-resistant mutants. Due to its sensitivity limitations, it is unable to detect these mutants when ...