Animal models for HIV AIDS: a comparative review.

  title={Animal models for HIV AIDS: a comparative review.},
  author={Debora S Stump and Sue VandeWoude},
  journal={Comparative medicine},
  volume={57 1},
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the causative agent for acquired immune deficiency syndrome, was described over 25 y ago. Since that time, much progress has been made in characterizing the pathogenesis, etiology, transmission, and disease syndromes resulting from this devastating pathogen. However, despite decades of study by many investigators, basic questions about HIV biology still remain, and an effective prophylactic vaccine has not been developed. This review provides an overview of… CONTINUE READING

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