Title

The hidden cost of genetic resistance to HIV-1

UMMS Affiliation

Program in Molecular Medicine

Publication Date

2019-06-03

Document Type

Response or Comment

Disciplines

Hemic and Immune Systems | Immune System Diseases | Immunology and Infectious Disease | Molecular Biology | Virus Diseases

Abstract

Assessment of more than 400,000 people over the age of 40 demonstrates that homozygosity for a CCR5 variant that prevents HIV-1 infection comes at the cost of increased rates of mortality.

Keywords

Genetic testing, HIV infections

DOI of Published Version

10.1038/s41591-019-0481-8

Source

Nat Med. 2019 Jun;25(6):878-879. doi: 10.1038/s41591-019-0481-8. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Nature medicine

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

31160816

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