HIV viral strains

Seth Pincus Seth_Pincus at
Thu Jun 1 09:31:10 EST 1995

In article <grad-0106951629050001 at>, grad at (grad
student) wrote:

> Does anyone know what are the most common strains of HIV-1 in patients in
> North America? Also, does anyone know anything about the GB8 strain (other
> than its origin: Great Britain).
> Thanks for your help!
> Erica Ollmann
> erica at

The most common North American Strains belong to the virus clade B. The
definitive source for data on HIV strains and sequences is the Los Alamos
Data Base whose home page is

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