Reagents, Molecular Assay, Infection, Virus, Retrovirus
Definition : Molecular assay reagents intended to identify viruses of the family Retroviridae by detecting the nucleic acid of the target virus. The subfamilies of pathogenic retroviruses are Oncovirinae, Spumavirinae, and Lentivirinae; lentiviruses are the cause of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS); oncoviruses are associated with human T-cell lymphomas and leukemia; and viruses of the genus Spumaviruses are considered nonpathogenic to humans.
Entry Terms : "Retrovirus Determination Reagents"
UMDC code : 19583