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slow virus

slow virus
Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • a virus that remains dormant in the body for a long time before symptoms appear
    "kuru is caused by a slow virus"



    1. Generally, infection spreads more slowly in a collection of captive birds due to the variety of different species kept, with different susceptibilities, inconsistent levels of virus shedding and often relatively slow transmission due to a low contact rate and relatively low stocking densities.