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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: Genetics

  1. Janet M McNicholl1,
  2. Renu B Lal1,
  3. Richard Kaslow2

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0006228



How to Cite

McNicholl, J. M., Lal, R. B. and Kaslow, R. 2006. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection: Genetics. eLS.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  2. 2

    Birmingham University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabana, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006


Host genes influence many aspects of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from transmission and infection to disease progression and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome as well as responses to drugs and HIV vaccines.


  • AIDS;
  • HLA;
  • chemokine;
  • cytokine;
  • host genes