"HIV-2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An HIV species related to HIV-1 but carrying different antigenic components and with differing nucleic acid composition. It shares serologic reactivity and sequence homology with the simian Lentivirus SIMIAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS and infects only T4-lymphocytes expressing the CD4 phenotypic marker.
- Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2, Human
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2
- Human immunodeficiency virus 2
- Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type IV
- Human T Lymphotropic Virus Type IV
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Below are the most recent publications written about "HIV-2" by people in Profiles.
Efficient transduction of myeloid cells by an HIV-1-derived lentiviral vector that packages the Vpx accessory protein. Gene Ther. 2013 May; 20(5):514-20.
Optical coherence tomography of progressive outer retinal necrosis. Retina. 2007 Nov-Dec; 27(9):1313-4.
Human immunodeficiency virus and infectious considerations. Crit Care Clin. 1993 Oct; 9(4):741-63.
Mixed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in an individual: demonstration of both HIV type 1 and type 2 proviral sequences by using polymerase chain reaction. J Infect Dis. 1988 Dec; 158(6):1170-6.