latent infection

Known as: infections latent 
A period in which the infection is present in the host without producing overt symptoms. (from Online Medical Dictionary)
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2010
Review
2010
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a threat to the health of people worldwide. Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis can result in… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Tuberculosis control relies on the identification and preventive treatment of individuals who are latently infected with… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Herpes simplex viruses (HSV) can undergo a lytic infection in epithelial cells and a latent infection in sensory neurons. During… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Persistent infection in resting CD4+ T cells prevents eradication of HIV-1. Since the chromatin remodeling enzyme… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The presence of latent reservoirs has prevented the eradication of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from infected patients… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Most people infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis contain the initial infection and develop latent tuberculosis. This state is… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND A third of the world's population has latent infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and in areas of low endemicity… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Combination therapy for HIV-1 infection can reduce plasma virus to undetectable levels, indicating that prolonged treatment might… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The capacity of HIV-1 to establish latent infection of CD4+ T cells may allow viral persistence despite immune responses and… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
In initial attempts to define the molecular events responsible for the latent state of herpes simplex virus, in situ… (More)
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