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Lesion

Lesion

(Science: pathology) Any pathological or traumatic discontinuity of tissue or loss of function of a part.

Origin: L. Laesio, laedere = to hurt


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Transmission of HIV by sexual contact

... (virus in semen can get into lymph drainage once they are far enough into the system), but passage from women to men does require some sort of lesion for access. Men-to-men does not require lesions, although this was thought to be true - it turns out that the virus can move through some of ...

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by Darby
Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:24 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Transmission of HIV by sexual contact
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Views: 3202

Re: Focus lesion ?

Some oncogen RNA Viruses both as multiplyies and as causes proliferation in cells.For example ; Rous Sarcoma Virus creates "focuses" which is composed by prolifered cells. Every focus states an infected virus.With this process , orijinal virus suspension's infected virus quantity can be ca...

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by Ozan
Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:49 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Focus lesion ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1788

Focus lesion ?

Hi everybody Our Virology Proffessor asked a question to us . this is " What is focus lesion which made by viruses ? and what's its relationship with human cancer ? " Do you know something about that

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by Ozan
Sun Nov 13, 2011 7:41 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Focus lesion ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1788

Re: Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2

... infection, which means that the symptoms are so mild that you may not notice them. What I meant earlier is that you still need a sore or a lesion from which the viruses can exit your body and enter a new one. So unless you have a secondary infection you do not shed the virus even if you ...

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by biohazard
Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:40 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2
Replies: 4
Views: 20792

Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2

... shed the virus when being asymptomatic? As far as I know, even "asymptomatic" transmission requires that you have sores or other such lesions, though in the case of reactivation they may be small and hard to notice. Finally, is there some special reason why you are so worried about ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:40 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Active/Inactive status of HVS1 or HVS2
Replies: 4
Views: 20792
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