- Identification of new CRF51_01B in Singapore using full genome analysis of three HIV type 1 isolatesOon Tek Ng
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, MD, USA
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 28:527-30. 2012..As the three patients were not epidemiologically linked, this recombinant form has been designated CRF51_01B. Identification of the novel recombinant forms indicates ongoing active HIV-1 transmission in Singapore...
- Molecular epidemiology of HIV type 1 in Singapore and identification of novel CRF01_AE/B recombinant formsOon Tek Ng
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 27:1135-7. 2011..However, 85% of subjects infected with the novel recombinant forms self-identified as men who have sex with men or bisexuals compared with only 41% of individuals infected with CRF01_AE and 62% infected with subtype B (p = 0.001)...
- Increased rate of CD4+ T-cell decline and faster time to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 subtype CRF01_AE infected seroconverters in SingaporeOon Tek Ng
Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore Maryland, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e15738. 2011..We compared subtype CRF01_AE and non-CRF01_AE infected patients, with regards to estimated annual rate of CD4+ T-cell loss and time from estimated data of seroconversion (EDS) to antiretroviral therapy (ART)...