The rapid rate at which HIV accumulates changes to its genetic code is considered. The changes enable the virus to evade the immune system. This Primer examines the research on genetic variation in HIV, how advances in technology have helped in this area and how the findings could contribute to vaccine development.
IAVI. Understanding The Genetic Variation Of HIV - August 2008.What Are The Implications Of The Genetic Diversity Of HIV For AIDS Vaccine Development? (2008)