volume 8, issue 10, Pe78289 2013
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078289
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Abstract: BackgroundA vaccine to decrease transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) during breast-feeding would complement efforts to eliminate infant HIV-1 infection by antiretroviral therapy. Relative to adults, infants have distinct immune development, potentially high-risk of transmission when exposed to HIV-1 and rapid progression to AIDS when infected. To date, there have been only three published HIV-1 vaccine trials in infants.Trial DesignWe conducted a randomized phase I clinical trial PedVacc…

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