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Leveraging Phylogenetics to Understand HIV Transmission and Partner Notification Networks.

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Summary of "Leveraging Phylogenetics to Understand HIV Transmission and Partner Notification Networks."

Partner notification is an important component of public health test and treat interventions. To enhance this essential function, we assessed the potential for molecular methods to supplement routine partner notification and corroborate HIV networks.

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Name: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)
ISSN: 1944-7884
Pages: 367-375

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