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Simian Immunodeficiency Virus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Simian Immunodeficiency Virus
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.650.589.650.800
B04.820.650.805.700
Unique ID
D015302
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015302
Annotation
do not confuse SIV with swine influenza virus see INFLUENZA A VIRUS; infection = SAIDS often a model for AIDS
Scope Note
Species of the genus LENTIVIRUS, subgenus primate immunodeficiency viruses (IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUSES, PRIMATE), that induces acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in monkeys and apes (SAIDS). The genetic organization of SIV is virtually identical to HIV.
Entry Term(s)
Immunodeficiency Viruses, Simian
SIV (Simian immunodeficiency virus)
Simian Immunodeficiency Viruses
Registry Number
txid11723
NLM Classification #
QW 168.5.R18
Previous Indexing
Monkey Diseases (1978-1988)
Retroviridae (1978-1988)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see SIV 1989-2005
History Note
2006 (1989)
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/05/31
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Preferred
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