Characterization update of HIV-1 M subtypes diversity and proposal for subtypes A and D sub-subtypes reclassification

N. Désiré, L. Cerutti, Q. Le Hingrat, M. Perrier, S. Emler, V. Calvez, D. Descamps, AG Marcelin, S. Hué, and B. Visseaux. Retrovirology, 2018; 15:80, doi:10.1186/s12977-018-0461-y.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Citation: "... we propose an updated nomenclature of sub‐types A and D better reflecting their current genetic diversity and evolutionary patterns. Allowing a more accurate nomenclature and classification system is a necessary step for easier subtyping of HIV strains and a better detection or follow‐up of viral epidemiology shifts...."