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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

Abbrev. for simian immunodeficiency virus. This is an organism, similar to HIV, that affects monkeys.
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Enrolled private doctors can provide vaccination at a government subsidy of $210 per dose of SIV to eligible groups either in their clinics, or organise outreach activities.
He said forensic examination did not show clearly who actually fired the gunshots because two of Siv's friends who were involved in the altercation also possessed similar weapons.
First, we estimated the effects of the SIV program on vaccine uptake using a statistical approach that contrasted vaccination in Maine during the first 9 weeks after A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccination started (October 11 to December 12, 2009) to (1) uptake in Maine during the first 9 weeks of vaccination in the previous season (September 1 to November 1, 2008); (2) uptake in 15 other states during the first 9 weeks of vaccination in both seasons; and (3) uptake in all 16 states after the first 9 weeks of vaccination during both seasons.
To qualify for SIV, applicants go through lengthy complicated bureaucratic procedures that take at least five years for processing.
Duch's son, Hong Siu Pheng, is now a public school teacher in a remote corner of the country If there is a turning point in Siv's film, it is when Pheng--face drawn and jaw clenched--tours Tuol Sleng and is confronted for the first time with the evidence of his father's crimes.
Work continues to bring the first story SIV book to market for release later this year.
Specifically, HIV and SIV target [CD4.sup.+] T cells that produce interleukin (IL)-17 (Th17) or IL-22 (Th22) (Brenchley et al.
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.
The SIV is a scheme to attract foreign investment to the Australian economy.
SiV particles, which were spherical particles of ~1 [micro]m diameter, containing 2.6 wt% silicon, were prepared by a carbonation method using methanol and [gamma]-aminopropyltriethoxysilane (APTES; Momentive Performance Materials, Japan).
This Site Initiation Visit (SIV) was reportedly completed on 19 July 2012.
Molecular analysis showed that the 2 Jiangsu strains had 5 PGSs in their HA1 proteins, 4 of which were the same as those of the A/Netherlands/386/1986 virus (the cause of the first avian-like SIV infection in a human).