An AIDS-like condition induced in baboons by HIV-2.

@article{Barnett1994AnAC,
  title={An AIDS-like condition induced in baboons by HIV-2.},
  author={Susan W Barnett and Keshava K. S. Murthy and Brian G. Herndier and Jay A. Levy},
  journal={Science},
  year={1994},
  volume={266 5185},
  pages={
          642-6
        }
}
Six baboons (Papio cynocephalus) were intravenously inoculated with the human immunodeficiency virus-type 2 (HIV-2) strain HIV-2UC2. All seroconverted within 6 weeks after inoculation; five animals became persistently infected. Four developed lymphadenopathy, and three of the animals had CD4+ T cell loss within 18 to 24 months after inoculation. One of these baboons, showing severe clinical symptoms, showed at necropsy widespread dissemination of virus with follicular depletion in the lymph… CONTINUE READING

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