viral set point


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viral set point

The balance in a viral infection between the viral load and the response by the immune system to initial infection. It may be one of the predictors of disease progression in illnesses such as HIV infection.
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A high viral set point indicates that an animal will progress more rapidly to end-stage disease compared with animals with low viral set points (Staprans et al.
Because the viral set point is a key determinant of clinical outcome, we examined whether miRNAs associated with rapid disease progression were also correlated with viral set point by dividing the patients with EHI into 2 groups, patients with high (>4.
GWAS of rapid progressors and LTNPs have also identified the same target genes as for viral set point as well as the zinc ribbon domain containing 1 (ZNRD1).