Burst size

Range 4E4-5.5E4 virions per cell
Organism SIV
Reference Chen HY, Di Mascio M, Perelson AS, Ho DD, Zhang L. Determination of virus burst size in vivo using a single-cycle SIV in rhesus macaques. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Nov 27 104(48):19079-84 doi:10.1073/pnas.0707449104 abstractPubMed ID18025463
Method "Analyzing the viral load data with a mathematical model, the in vivo viral burst size averaged 4.0×10^4 and 5.5×10^4 virions per cell for the first and second inoculations, respectively, with no significant difference between the two inoculations."
Comments Behaviour of HIV expected to be similar
Entered by Uri M
ID 102377