n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Elite controllers : understanding natural suppressive control of HIV-1 infection
|Article Title||Elite controllers : understanding natural suppressive control of HIV-1 infection|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Witwatersrand and 2 Johns Hokpins University, USA|
|Publication Date||Aug 2012|
|Pages||282 - 285|
Worldwide, an estimated 34 million people are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and approximately 3 million new infections occur every year. Sub-Saharan Africa remains the region most heavily affected by the HIV pandemic, accounting for over two-thirds of all people living with HIV and for nearly three-quarters of AIDS-related deaths. South Africa has the highest number of HIV-infected individuals in the world, estimated at 5.6 million in 2009.
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