SIV


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SIV

simian immunodeficiency virus.

SIV

(ĕs′ī′vē′)
n.
Any of several strains of a retrovirus of the genus Lentivirus that cause an immunodeficiency syndrome similar to AIDS in primates by infecting helper T cells of the immune system.

SIV

SIV

Abbrev. for simian immunodeficiency virus. This is an organism, similar to HIV, that affects monkeys.
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People can receive the SIV for the 2018 SH season if the 2017/18 NH SIV becomes unavailable later this year.
Department of Health and Human Services 2012) to estimate influenza vaccine uptake in Maine and 15 other states (Alaska, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming) that reported vaccination for children and adults and did not implement statewide A(H1N1)pdm09 SIV programs (see Appendix SA2 for details).
Siv returned to Cambodia for the first time over a decade ago to look for his long-estranged father.
Work continues to bring the first story SIV book to market for release later this year.
T-cells are a key component of the body's immune system, which fights off disease, but T-cells elicited by conventional vaccines of SIV itself are not able to eliminate the virus.
Specifically, isolation of avian-like SIV from a family farm provides direct evidence for the origin of the human infection.
org/TR/2010/WD-voicexml30-20100304/, explains that SIV is "an additional recognition resource (along with the existing touch-tone and speech recognition resources) which can be activated alone or simultaneously with the other recognition resources," but which also has unique characteristics.
Massive infection and loss of memory CD4+ T cells in multiple tissues during acute SIV infection.
Samples that tested positive for SIV antibodies-immune system proteins that the host produces in response to the virus--were then tested for viral RNA.
When Haase's team mixed glycerol monolaurate with vaginal lubricant and applied it to the vaginas of 5 macaques, they found that the animals resisted infection, even after repeated exposure to SIV.
The SIV program was created in 2006 for Iraqi and Afghan translators and interpreters who had worked for at least one year for the U.
SIV worries have also hit other banks, including Standard Chartered, whose shares were hit battered on Friday amid rumours of pressure on an SIV it had sponsored.