Lentivirinaemedical dictionary

<organism, virology> Subfamily of nononcogenic retroviruses that cause slow diseases that are characterised by horizontal transmission, long incubation periods and chronic progressive phases. Visna-Maedi virus is in this group and there are similarities between visna, equine infectious anaemia virus and HIV.

(11 Mar 2008)

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