Link to Pubmed [PMID] – 24853499
AIDS 2014 Jul;28(11):1687-90
HLA-B35 has consistently been associated with rapid HIV disease progression, particularly alleles of the Px group. As B35 is the most prevalent HLA-B in Mexico, we investigated HIV disease outcome in relation to HLA expression in a large cohort (n=976) of Mexicans. Contrary to the previous studies, no impact on viral load or CD4 cell count was observed in association with the B35 PY/Px groups. However, we observed differences in HIV disease outcome associated with specific HLA-B35 alleles.