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The type species of LENTIVIRUS and the etiologic agent of AIDS. It is characterized by its cytopathic effect and affinity for the T4-lymphocyte.

Year introduced: 1989

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Tree Number(s): B04.820.650.589.650.350.400

MeSH Unique ID: D015497

Registry Number: txid11676

Entry Terms:

  • Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1, Human
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1
  • HIV-I
  • Human immunodeficiency virus 1

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