Pathogenesis of pediatric human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection

Catherine M. Wilfert*, Christophe Wilson, Katherine Luzuriaga, Leon Epstein

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Thi∼discussio of the pathogenesis of infant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1∼nfectIo.n emphasizes ∼eatures unique to pediatric disease and provides general insights into HIV Illness 10 all populations. Therapies designed to interrupt transmission of HIV can be most e“cient”y a∼dressed through studies of maternal-infant transmission. The rapid progression of dlsea∼e 10 ∼hddrenconstantly emphasizes the urgent need for continued progress in treatment of HIV infection and presents a unique opportunity optimally to assess effectsof early intervention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)286-292
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Infectious Diseases
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Infectious Diseases

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