Retroviral Infection

Science / Genetics / Retroviral Infection: The presence of retroviral vectors, such as some viruses, which use their recombinant dna to insert their genetic material into the chromosomes of the host's cells. The virus is then propogated by the host cell.

Retroviral Infection

Science / Genetics / Retroviral Infection: The presence of retroviral vectors, such as some viruses, which use their recombinant dna to insert their genetic material into the chromosomes of the host's cells. The virus is then propogated by the MORE

Infection

Health / Acupuncture / Infection: The growth of a parasitic organism within the body. (A parasitic organism is one that lives on or in another organism and draws its nourishment therefrom.) A person with an infection has another organ MORE

Hospital Acquired Infection

Health / Disease / Hospital Acquired Infection: Nosocomial infections are infections which are a result of treatment in a hospital or a healthcare service unit, but secondary to the patient's original condition. MORE

Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy (HAART)

Health / Disease / Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy (HAART): A treatment to combat AIDS using several different antiretroviral drugs at the same time. MORE

Coinfection

Health / Disease / Coinfection: Simultaneous infection with two or more different diseases. In virology the term is used to describe the simultaneous infection of a single cell by two or more virus particles. MORE

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