Understanding HIV Transmission - January 2008. What Events Lead To The Sexual Transmission Of Hiv And How Can Muscosal Immune Responses Protect Against Infection?


This primer describes why the mucosa, the surface that lines the body cavities, is important in HIV infections. The barrier presented by the mucosa is described and the process of infection by SIV in Rhesus monkeys is outlined.


Vax Online Primer

Published 1 January 2008