What is the Genus and Species name for HIV?

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What is the Genus and Species name for HIV?

Post by vsecret » Sun Mar 12, 2006 8:02 am

What is the Genus and Species name for HIV?
I'm not sure but is retrovirus the genus for HIV?

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Post by Poison » Sun Mar 12, 2006 8:41 pm

From wikipedia:

Group: Group VI
Family: Retroviridae
Genus: Lentivirus
Species: Human immunodeficiency virus 1
Species: Human immunodeficiency virus 2
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Post by MrMistery » Mon Mar 13, 2006 6:53 pm

HIV1 is the dangerous one from what i know... Or better said, more dangerous...
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Post by Poison » Tue Mar 14, 2006 5:26 pm

More dangerous? Decided how? Do you have an info about that Andrew?
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Post by victor » Fri Mar 17, 2006 6:39 am

as far as I know that HIV 1 located more inside the HIV suspect...that's why I think that many people said that HIV 1 is more dangerous..
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Post by Poison » Fri Mar 17, 2006 6:43 pm

I see. Thanks victor.
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