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Phylogenetic analysis of HIV-1 in Mpumalanga
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
The diversity of HIV-1 sequences derived from patients in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, was investigated. The gag p24, pol p10 and p66/p51, pol p31 and env gp41 gene fragments from 51 patients were amplified and sequenced. ...
Erythrocyte apoptosis (erythroptosis) and anaemia in chronic HIV-1 infection : relationship with immune activation and viraemia
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Chronic HIV-1 infection is characterized by extensive inflammation/immune activation and also by anaemia. Macrophages and neutrophils produce reactive oxygen species (ROS) which can cause damage to ...