Individuals with HIV-1 Subtype C Infection and Cryptococcal Meningitis Exhibit Viral Genetic Intermixing of HIV-1 Between Plasma and Cerebrospinal Fluid and a High Prevalence of CXCR4-Using Variants
Katlego Sojane, Richard T Kangethe, Christina C Chang, Mahomed-Yunus S Moosa, Sharon R Lewin, Martyn A French, Thumbi Ndung'u
AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses | MARY ANN LIEBERT, INC | Published : 2018
Awarded by Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE), a DELTAS Africa Initiative
Awarded by Wellcome Trust
This research was funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the South African Department of Science and Technology/National Research Foundation Research Chairs Initiative and the Victor Daitz Foundation. Partial funding was provided by the Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE), a DELTAS Africa Initiative [grant # DEL-15-006]. The DELTAS Africa Initiative is an independent funding scheme of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) and supported by the New Partnership for Africa's Development Planning and Coordinating Agency (NEPAD Agency), with funding from the Wellcome Trust [grant # 107752/Z/15/Z] and the UK government. The views expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of AAS, NEPAD Agency, Wellcome Trust, or the UK government. We extend our gratitude to Professor Paul Gorry, head of the HIV Molecular Pathogenesis Laboratory (Burnet Institute), for providing us with the pSVIII-Env plasmid. Finally, we thank and acknowledge the study participants.