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  • Research article - Medical Published: Aug 16, 2018

    Central Neurological Effects during HIV Infection

    Besides the therapeutic success that allowed a significant decrease in mortality and morbidity related to HIV infection since the introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART)Published Date: August 16, 2018, complications are potentially serious or even fatal. Neurological manifestations are one of these severities. They are frequent, varied, sometimes debilitating and occurs…

    -Mouna EL. Fane, Mustapha Sodqi, Ibrahim Dollo, Sanae Jebbar, AhdOulad Lahsen, Latifa Marih, Abdelfet

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  • Research article - Medical Published: Aug 09, 2018

    Zangir-Zani as a mode of Hepatitis B transmission: Case Report

    India has over 40 million HBV carriers and accounts for 10–15% of the entire pool of HBV carriers of the world. Of the 25 million infants born every year in India, it is estimated that over 1 million run the lifetime risk of developing chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection.…

    -Nishtha Nagral, Pathik Parikh, and Aabha Nagral

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  • Research article - Medical Published: Oct 26, 2017

    Gender Inequality and HIV Vulnerability in Plateau State, Nigeria

    The pattern of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa has been observed to be different from most other countries. This is due to the fact that heterosexual relations remain the major mode of transmission leading to the feminization of the epidemic in the region. Marriage has been described as a major…

    -Kachollom CS. Best and Ogoh Alubo

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  • Research article - Medical Published: Aug 05, 2016

    Newborn Hearing Screenings in Human Immunodeficiency Virus- Exposed Uninfected Infants

    Perinatal HIV infection and congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may increase the risk for hearing loss. We examined 1,435 infants enrolled in the Surveillance Monitoring of ART Toxicities (SMARTT) study of the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) network, a prospective study of the safety of in utero antiretroviral (ARV) exposures. We…

    -Torre P 3rd*, Zeldow B, Yao TJ, Hoffman HJ, Siberry GK, Purswani MU, Frederick T, Spector SA, and W

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  • Research article - Medical Published: Mar 02, 2015

    Forced Complementation between Subgenomic RNAs: Does Human Immunodeficiency Type 1 Virus Reverse Transcription Occur in Viral Core, Cytoplasm, or Early Endosome?

    Although the process of reverse transcription is well elucidated, it remains unclear if viral core disruption provides a more cellular or viral milieu for HIV-1 reverse transcription. We have devised a method to require mixing of viral cores or core constituents to produce infectious progeny virus by a bipartite subgenomic…

    -Weining Han, Yuejin Li, Bernard S. Bagaya, Meijuan Tian, Mastooreh Chamanian, Chuanwu Zhu, Jie Shen,

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