Acute HIV-1 Infection.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

In 2009, the United Nations Estimated that 33.2 Million People worldwide were living with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection and that 2.6 million people had been newly infected. The need for effective HIV-1 prevention has never been greater. In this review, we address recent critical advances in our understanding of HIV-1 transmission and acute HIV-1 infection. Fourth-generation HIV-1 testing, now available worldwide,, will allow the diagnosis of infection in many patients and may lead to new treatments and opportunities for prevention.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cohen, MS; Shaw, GM; McMichael, AJ; Haynes, BF

Published Date

  • May 19, 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 364 / 20

Start / End Page

  • 1943 - 1954

PubMed ID

  • 21591946

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3771113

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1533-4406

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJMra1011874


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States