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A Macaque Model to Study Vaginal HSV-2/Immunodeficiency Virus Co-Infection and the Impact of HSV-2 on Microbicide Efficacy

  • Federica Crostarosa,

    Affiliation: Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Meropi Aravantinou,

    Affiliation: Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Onome J. Akpogheneta,

    Affiliation: Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Edith Jasny,

    Affiliation: Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Andrew Shaw,

    Affiliation: Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Jessica Kenney,

    Affiliation: Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Michael Piatak Jr.,

    Affiliation: AIDS and Cancer Virus Program, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., National Cancer Institute at Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jeffrey D. Lifson,

    Affiliation: AIDS and Cancer Virus Program, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., National Cancer Institute at Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Aaron Teitelbaum,

    Affiliation: Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Lieyu Hu,

    Affiliation: Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Anne Chudolij,

    Affiliation: Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Thomas M. Zydowsky,

    Affiliation: Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • James Blanchard,

    Affiliation: Tulane National Primate Research Center, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Covington, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Agegnehu Gettie,

    Affiliation: Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Melissa Robbiani mail

    mrobbiani@popcouncil.org

    Affiliation: Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: November 30, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008060

About the Authors

Federica Crostarosa, Meropi Aravantinou, Onome J. Akpogheneta, Edith Jasny, Andrew Shaw, Jessica Kenney, Aaron Teitelbaum, Lieyu Hu, Anne Chudolij, Thomas M. Zydowsky, Melissa Robbiani
Center for Biomedical Research, Population Council, New York, New York, United States of America
Michael Piatak Jr., Jeffrey D. Lifson
AIDS and Cancer Virus Program, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., National Cancer Institute at Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America
James Blanchard
Tulane National Primate Research Center, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Covington, Louisiana, United States of America
Agegnehu Gettie
Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mrobbiani@popcouncil.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MR. Performed the experiments: FC MA OJA EJ AS JK MPJ AT LH AC TZ JB AG. Analyzed the data: FC MA OJA EJ AS JK MR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MPJ JDL AT LH AC TZ JB AG. Wrote the paper: FC MR. Significantly edited paper: JDL.