Spatial phylodynamics of HIV-1 epidemic emergence in east Africa.

TitleSpatial phylodynamics of HIV-1 epidemic emergence in east Africa.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsGray, RR, Tatem, AJ, Lamers, S, Hou, W, Laeyendecker, O, Serwadda, D, Sewankambo, N, Gray, RH, Wawer, M, Quinn, TC, Goodenow, MM, Salemi, M
JournalAIDS (London, England)
Volume23
Issue14
PaginationF9-F17
Date Published2009 Sep 10
ISSN1473-5571
KeywordsAfrica, Eastern, Bayes Theorem, Disease Outbreaks, Emigration and Immigration, Evolution, Molecular, Geographic Information Systems, HIV Infections, HIV-1, Humans, Phylogeny, Population Growth
Abstract

We sought to investigate the evolutionary and historical reasons for the different epidemiological patterns of HIV-1 in the early epidemic. In order to characterize the demographic history of HIV-1 subtypes A and D in east Africa, we examined molecular epidemiology, geographical and historical data.

Alternate JournalAIDS
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