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HTLV

abbreviation for
(Pathology) human T-cell lymphotrophic virus: any one of a small family of viruses that cause certain rare diseases in the T-cells of human beings; for instance, HTLV I causes a form of leukaemia

HTLV

human T-cell lymphotrophic virus: any of a family of retroviruses associated with certain leukemias and immune system deficiencies.
Translations

HTLV

abbr human T-lymphotrophic virus. V. virus.
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Clinical manifestations in individuals with recent diagnosis of HTLV type I infection.
BLV, bovine leukemia virus; LTR, long terminal repeat (promoter region); gag, group-specific antigen (capsid region); pol, polymerase (reverse transcription); env, envelope; tax, trans-activating region of the X gene; RSV, Rous sarcoma virus; MSV, murine sarcoma virus; MMTV, mouse mammary tumor virus; MPMV, Mason- Pfizer monkey virus; MuLV, murine leukemia virus; FeLV, feline leukemia virus; FLK, fetal lamb kidney; STLV, simian T-cell leukemia virus; HTLV, human T-cell leukemia virus; HPV, human papillomavirus; EBV, Epstein-Barr virus; HERV, human endogenous retrovirus.
Rigney pointed out that AB 1487 brings the state into harmony with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AATB Standards and Health Canada regulations over testing tissue donors for HTLV.
The importance of implementing strategies to prevent and control the spread of HTLV-1 /2 in the Americas has been previously discussed by members of the Interdisciplinary Research Group on HTLV (abbreviated "GIPH" in Spanish and Portuguese) (2).
William Switzer, a researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and his colleagues sequenced HTLV strains from a high-risk population: people in Cameroon who reported contact with nonhuman primate tissues through hunting and butchering or keeping primate pets.
Desde que fue descubierta la infeccion viral de los linfocitos T humanos causada por los virus HTLV -I y HTLVII, varios estudios epidemiologicos han demostrado una alta prevalencia de infeccion por el virus del HTLV--II en amerindios de Norte, Centro y Sur America (Duenas-Barajas, E.
And top medics last night said the failure to test for HTLV, which would cost just pounds 3 million a year, was a disgrace.
These lines might also prove useful for treating HTLV.
The application claimed that the cell line might prove useful for the treatment of the Human T-lymphotropic virus, or HTLV, which is associated with a form of leukemia and a degenerative nerve disease.
Here we are presenting a case of adrenal histoplasmosis, which presented with nonspecific symptoms of abdominal discomfort, in whom, HIV 1, HIV 2, HTLV 1 and HTLV 2 were excluded.