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Elite Controllers MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Elite Controllers
Tree Number(s)
M01.860.375
Unique ID
D000088064
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000088064
Scope Note
Infected individuals with naturally low levels of pathogen replication (e.g., HIV LONG-TERM SURVIVORS with low VIRAL LOAD of HIV) and remain healthy. Some elite controllers have immune systems which prevent disease progression (e.g., high CD4 COUNTS). Studies of how they remain disease-free may contribute to development of new therapeutic approaches and targets.
Entry Term(s)
Elite Suppressors
Long-Term Non-Progressors
Long-Term Nonprogressors
Viremic Controllers
Previous Indexing
HIV Long-Term Survivors (2009-2021)
See Also
Asymptomatic Diseases
Public MeSH Note
2022
History Note
2022
Date Established
2022/01/01
Date of Entry
2021/07/09
Revision Date
2021/07/01
Elite Controllers Preferred
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