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Ecology of viruses isolated from sand flies in Italy and characterized of a new Phlebovirus (Arabia virus).
A total of 84 virus strains was obtained from 16,374 male and female sand flies (Phlebotomus perniciosus and P. perfiliewi) collected in two localities of Tuscany region in Italy between 1980 andExpand
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Central nervous system involvement during infection by Phlebovirus toscana of residents in natural foci in central Italy (1977-1988).
Central nervous system (CNS) involvement was detected during infection caused by the sand fly-transmitted Phlebovirus Toscana. One hundred fifty-five cases of Toscana virus-associated meningitis orExpand
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[Ecological and epidemiological studies of Toscana virus, an arbovirus isolated from Phlebotomus].
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Control of SHIV-89.6P-infection of cynomolgus monkeys by HIV-1 Tat protein vaccine
Vaccine strategies aimed at blocking virus entry have so far failed to induce protection against heterologous viruses. Thus, the control of viral infection and the block of disease onset mayExpand
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cis Expression of the F12 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Nef Allele Transforms the Highly Productive NL4-3 HIV Type 1 to a Replication-Defective Strain: Involvement of both Env gp41 and CD4
ABSTRACT F12 human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) nef is a naturally occurring nef mutant cloned from the provirus of a nonproductive, nondefective, and interfering HIV-1 variant (F12-HIV). WeExpand
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T-tropic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1 Nef protein enters human monocyte-macrophages and induces resistance to HIV replication: a possible mechanism of HIV T-tropic emergence in AIDS.
Increasing interest has been devoted to the role that monocyte-macrophages play in the pathogenesis of AIDS. The hypothesis of an involvement in AIDS pathogenesis of human/simian immunodeficiencyExpand
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gag, vif, and nef Genes Contribute to the Homologous Viral Interference Induced by a Nonproducer Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) Variant: Identification of Novel HIV-1-Inhibiting Viral
ABSTRACT We previously demonstrated that expression of the nonproducer F12-human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) variant induces a block in the replication of superinfecting HIV that does notExpand
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A total of 84 virus strains was obtained from 16,374 male and female sand flies (Phlebotomusperniciosus and P. perfiliewi) collected in two localities ofTuscany region in Italy between 1980 and 1985.Expand
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Antigenic and biological characterization of Toscana virus, a new Phlebotomus fever group virus isolated in Italy.
Toscana (TOS) virus, a new member of the Phlebotomus fever serogroup of arboviruses, was isolated from sandflies collected in Italy. It was shown to be closely related to Sandfly fever Naples (SFN)Expand
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Hepatitis B and C viruses, human T-cell lymphotropic virus types I and II, and leukemias: a case-control study. The Italian Leukemia Study Group.
The relationship between acute myeloid leukemia (AML), acute lymphocytic leukemia, chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and refractory anemia with excess of blasts (RAEB) and antibodies to human T-cellExpand
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