TITLE

partial suppressor:

AUTHOR(S)
Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L.
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p172
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "partial suppressor," which refers to an individual taking highly active antiretroviral therapy whose viral load sometimes rises above the undetectable level, is presented.
ACCESSION #
23076346

 

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