Editors' ChoiceImmunodeficiency viruses

How Some Monkeys Tolerate SIV

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Science Translational Medicine  02 Dec 2009:
Vol. 1, Issue 9, pp. 9ec31
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3000668

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Both susceptible and resistant monkey species respond immunologically to SIV infection, but only resistant ones can dampen the response to avoid disease.