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HIV-2 MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
HIV-2
Tree Number(s)
B04.820.650.589.650.350.410
Unique ID
D015498
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015498
Annotation
infection: coord IM with HIV INFECTIONS (IM) or AIDS (IM) or their specifics (IM)
Scope Note
An HIV species related to HIV-1 but carrying different antigenic components and with differing nucleic acid composition. It shares serologic reactivity and sequence homology with the simian Lentivirus SIMIAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS and infects only T4-lymphocytes expressing the CD4 phenotypic marker.
Entry Term(s)
HIV-II
HTLV-IV
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2
Human T Lymphotropic Virus Type IV
Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type IV
Human immunodeficiency virus 2
Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2, Human
LAV-2
SBL-6669
Registry Number
txid11709
NLM Classification #
QW 168.5.H6
Previous Indexing
HIV (1987-1988)
Public MeSH Note
89
History Note
89
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/07/01
Revision Date
2020/09/02
HIV-2 Preferred
SBL-6669 Narrower
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