Project Description

Characterization of human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) isolated from HIV-exposed-uninfected and HIV-unexposed infants in South Africa during 2015-2017.

Background: RSV is a leading cause of lower respiratory tract infection in infants. Monitoring RSV glycoprotein sequences is critical for understanding RSV epidemiology and viral antigenicity in the effort to develop anti‐RSV prophylactics and therapeutics.

Author List: Liu H, Lu B, Tabor DE, Tovchigrechko A, Wilkins D, Jin H, Madhi SA, Soofie N, Esser MT, Nunes MC.

Journal Name: Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020 Jul;14(4):403-411. doi: 10.1111/irv.12727. Epub 2020 Mar 3. PMID: 32126161; PMCID: PMC7298309.

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