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Contact: Steve Graff
stephen.graff@uphs.upenn.edu
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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Rituparna Das, Penn Medicine

Caption: A researcher from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and colleagues have identified the genetic mutation in Africans with HIV that puts them at a much higher risk for tuberculosis infections.

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