AIDS-related virus


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AIDS-re·lat·ed vi·rus

obsolete term for human immunodeficiency virus.

AIDS-related virus

(1) Human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1). 
(2) Human immunodeficiency virus-2 (HIV-2).
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And some of the Californians called it ARV, for AIDS-related virus.
Clearly there are more infected people than sick people," said Luc Montagnier, who with his colleagues at the Institut Pasteur in Paris reported the first isolation of an AIDS-related virus (SN:5/21/83, p.