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JDR Vol.6 No.4 pp. 421-425
(2011)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2011.p0421

Review:

Strategy for Prevention of HIV-1 Transmission

Saori Matsuoka and Teturo Matano

AIDS Research Center, National Institute of Infectious Disease, 1-23-1 Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8640, Japan

Received:
April 7, 2011
Accepted:
May 17, 2011
Published:
August 1, 2011
Keywords:
human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1), acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), route of HIV-1 transmission, HIV-1 testing, anti-HIV-1 agents
Abstract

HIV-1 infection results in persistent viral replication progressing to AIDS. Recent advances in antiretroviral therapy have been expected to contribute to decrease the risk of viral transmission from HIV-1-infected people under therapy as well as their better prognosis. Precisely understanding of virological and pathological features of HIV-1 infection is important for preventing viral transmission via sexual intercourse or accidental exposure including iatrogenic infection and for avoiding unnecessary protective actions, leading to the world withHIV-1-infected and uninfected living comfortably together.

Cite this article as:
Saori Matsuoka and Teturo Matano, “Strategy for Prevention of HIV-1 Transmission,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.6, No.4, pp. 421-425, 2011.
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