Investigators learn how HIV targets the gut. Findings may explain inflammatory effects.
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Mar 01, 2001
The image of HIV spreading throughout the body rarely conjures up images of a person's gut. Yet the gut is one of the primary target sites, perhaps especially when a person is infected with HIV through rectal intercourse, oral sex, or ingestion of infected breast milk.
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