eclipse period


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e·clipse pe·ri·od

the time between infection by (or induction of) a bacteriophage, or other virus, and the appearance of mature virus within the cell; an interval of time during which viral infectivity cannot be recovered.
Synonym(s): eclipse phase

e·clipse pe·ri·od

(ē-klips' pēr'ē-ŏd)
The time between infection by (or induction of) a bacteriophage, or other virus, and the appearance of mature virus within the cell; an interval of time during which infective viral material cannot be recovered.

eclipse period

the time interval between viral penetration and the production of progeny virions.
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The sequence of events in this case is consistent with transmission by transfusion of HIV-contaminated plasma collected from a donor during the eclipse period of acute infection (i.
However, NAT cannot detect HIV infections during the eclipse period, estimated to average 9 days based on limited data (6).
Some of the parents said that the condition of their children after undergoing this 'burial' treatment during eclipse period had improved vis-Ea-vis the prescribed medication by the doctors
She said: "I obviously couldn't let it for the usual pounds 400 a week when there is such a high demand for accommodation during the eclipse period.
But several features of the newly discovered radio-emitter, including its fluctuating eclipse period, indicate this pulsar may be undergoing a different, possibly earlier, stage of evolution than the "black widow" -- one in which gravitational capture of matter from the companion also contributes to the eclipsing phenomenon, he and Lyne say.
Wildlife officials at the Van Vihar National Park, who for the past seven days were keeping a close watch on the animals to analyse the impact of eclipse on them, said that during the eclipse period, the tigers behaved differently.
On the basis of the limited data available, the average eclipse period for HIV infection is estimated to last 10-15 days but can be longer (1,3).
We collected an unusually rich store of data for this eclipse period," Fisher says.
sunward) or controllable direction a Total deltaV in the order 1-10m/s a Mission duration of less than 2 years after libration point departure a Battery capability to support eclipse periods of up to 1hr.