Simian and feline immunodeficiency viruses: animal lentivirus models for evaluation of AIDS vaccines and antiviral agents.

@article{Gardner1991SimianAF,
  title={Simian and feline immunodeficiency viruses: animal lentivirus models for evaluation of AIDS vaccines and antiviral agents.},
  author={Murray B. Gardner},
  journal={Antiviral research},
  year={1991},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={267-86}
}
Infection of captive macaques with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) and domestic cats with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), both discovered in the last five years, represent excellent animal models for infection of humans with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Protection against challenge infection and protection against development of simian and feline acquired immunodeficiency syndrome has been achieved in each model by use of inactivated whole virus or virus-cell vaccines. A… CONTINUE READING

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