Equine Infectious Anemia Virus (EIAV): what has HIV's country cousin got to tell us?

@article{Leroux2004EquineIA,
  title={Equine Infectious Anemia Virus (EIAV): what has HIV's country cousin got to tell us?},
  author={Caroline Leroux and J L Cador{\'e} and Ronald C. Montelaro},
  journal={Veterinary research},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={485-512}
}
Equine Infectious Anemia Virus (EIAV) is a lentivirus, of the Retrovirus family, with an almost worldwide distribution, infecting equids. It causes a persistent infection characterized by recurring febrile episodes associating viremia, fever, thrombocytopenia, and wasting symptoms. The disease is experimentally reproducible by inoculation of Shetland ponies or horses with EIAV pathogenic strains. Among lentiviruses, EIAV is unique in that, despite a rapid virus replication and antigenic… CONTINUE READING
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