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Misunderstood diagonsis
Jan 7, 2008

That makes sense I probably misunderstood my primary caregiver.How does quasi-virus happen?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Because the reverse transcriptase enzyme the virus carries that makes copies of the virus, makes mistakes every time a new copy of virus is made. Thus, after each round of replication more and more different copies of the virus are made. It gets more complicated because the virus replicates at different rates in different tissues and may be subjected to different immunologic pressures.



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