Funding: K23 HD41879 NIH/NICHD
PI: Carey Farquhar
Time period: 03/11/02 – 03/31/08
This study will define correlates of protective immunity against HIV-1 in a cohort of 450 HIV-1 breastfeeding infants in Nairobi. Correlates will include HIV-1 specific CD4 T-cells in infant cord blood, HIV-1 specific IgA in saliva, and secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor (SLPI).