Primate immunodeficiency virus classification and nomenclature: Review.

@article{Foley2016PrimateIV,
  title={Primate immunodeficiency virus classification and nomenclature: Review.},
  author={Brian T. Foley and Thomas Leitner and Dimitrios Paraskevis and Martine Peeters},
  journal={Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={46},
  pages={
          150-158
        }
}
The International Committee for the Taxonomy and Nomenclature of Viruses does not rule on virus classifications below the species level. The definition of species for viruses cannot be clearly defined for all types of viruses. The complex and interesting epidemiology of Human Immunodeficiency Viruses demands a detailed and informative nomenclature system, while at the same time it presents challenges such that many of the rules need to be flexibly applied or modified over time. This review… CONTINUE READING
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