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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 ...
Coreceptor expression and T lymphocyte subset distribution in HIV-infected and TB co-infected South African patients on anti-retroviral therapy
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In 2007, AIDS caused an estimated 2.1 millions deaths worldwide; about 70% in sub-Saharan Africa. HIV preferentially targets activated CD4 T cells, expressing the major HIV receptor CD4, as well as the ...