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Overbaugh, Cortez-led study shows women infected by two different HIV strains exhibit strong antibody response; findings may aid vaccine development
April 2, 2012
| By Kristen Woodward
Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center found that women who have been infected by two different strains of HIV from two different sexual partners-a condition known as HIV superinfection-have more potent antibody responses that block the replication of the virus compared to women who've only been infected once.