The Utility of PCR in Situ Hybridization for the Detection of HIV-1 DNA and RNA
Although the primary manifestation of AIDS is severe immunosuppression and associated opportunistic infections and malignancies, other systems are often involved. Many patients with AIDS will show symptoms indicative of central nervous system (CNS) or skeletal muscle involvement.1–3 Further, given that homosexual and heterosexual transmission are primary modes of spread of the virus, it is evident that HIV-1 must be able to proliferate at certain sites in the anogenital tract.
KeywordsPolymerase Chain Reaction Human Immunodeficiency Virus Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type Viral Infected Cell Cervical Tissue
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