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Study captures HIV study early to successfully characterise the elusive acute infection period.

Acute HIV-1 infection is the phase of HIV-1 disease immediately after infection that is characterized by an initial burst of viremia; although anti-HIV-1 antibodies are undetectable, HIV-1 RNA or p24 antigen are present.  Acute human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection is a major contributor to transmission of HIV-1. Therefore, an understanding of acute HIV-1 infection may be important in

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