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The study of viruses and viral diseases.

vi′ro·log′i·cal (vī′rə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), vi′ro·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
vi·rol′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.virological - of or relating to the science of virology; "virological research"
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The Virological Laboratory of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance Center conducted 11 researches on influenza pathogens circulating in Bishkek.
Officials said yesterday: "We are hostages to virological fortune.
Objective: To compare metformin and pioglitazone with standard interferon and ribavirin in achieving sustained virological response in chronic hepatitis C patients.
Contract notice: supply of means of viral transport and rapid tests of virological diagnosis, through electronic tendering
Rates of virological response (VR), hepatitis B s antigen (HBsAg) loss, hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg) clearance/seroconversion, virological breakthrough, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma were evaluated.
9) Some studies suggest that virological failure is more likely to ensue in patients diagnosed with TB after starting ART therapy develop, suggesting that it is a result of the above-mentioned factors associated with double infection.
Objective: To determine the association of obesity with rapid virological response in patients with chronic hepatitis C on antiviral therapy.
From a virological perspective, resistance associated substitutions (RASs) may play a role for both scenarios, though this is highly debated and controversial.
According to the company, the results show statistically superior viral suppression and both non-inferiority and superiority endpoints were met, with superiority being driven by lower rates of both virological failures and discontinuations due to adverse events (AEs) in the dolutegravir/abacavir/lamivudine group.
Centres of excellence screens the ART patients for virological failure and advises for initiation of second line ART.
11 The key elements included in the guidelines were: (1) HIV virological testing should be used to diagnose HIV infection in infants and children below 18 months of age and (2) all HIV-exposed infants should undergo HIV virological testing at 4-6 weeks of age or at the earliest opportunity thereafter.