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Call Career Development Fellowship (CDF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2017-08-01
End Date 2020-07-31
Project Code TMA2015CDF982
Status Active

Title

Immunological Selection of Recombinants following HIV-1 Superinfection

Objectives

• To determine the recombination rate following superinfection • To determine the role of immune selection on recombination • To determine effect of recombination on viral persistence by immune escape • To determine the effect of recombination on disease progression

Host Organisation

Institution Country
Uganda

Participants

Name Institution Country
Professor Pontiano Kaleebu Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) Uganda

Study Design

Longitudinal cohort study, with a nested matched case-control study

Sites

Entebbe, Uganda

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