Pathogenesis of lentivirus infections

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Following infection of animals or humans, lentiviruses play a prolonged game of hide and seek with the host's immune system which results in a slowly developing multi-system disease. Emerging knowledge of the disease processes is of some relevance to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), which is caused by a virus possessing many of the characteristics of a lentivirus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)130-136
Number of pages7
Issue number6075
StatePublished - 1986


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