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University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Tissue Stained for Cells Containing CD4 Receptors

Caption: Vaginal tissue stained for cells containing CD4 receptors, which are susceptible to HIV infection. A new study shows that antiretroviral drug concentrations vary widely across different types of tissue. This has important implications for the use of ARVs for the prevention of HIV transmission.

Credit: Source: Kashuba Laboratory, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

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