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Noun1.HTLV-1 - retrovirus causing T-cell leukemia
retrovirus - any of a group of viruses that contain two single-strand linear RNA molecules per virion and reverse transcriptase (RNA to DNA); the virus transcribes its RNA into a cDNA provirus that is then incorporated into the host cell
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We report HTLV-1 infection associated with self-flagellation in 10 UK residents.
HTLV-1 infection was confirmed by positive reactions of serum antibody tests, and ATL was diagnosed by hematologists according to the diagnostic criteria for ATL (2, 3).
HTLV-1 belongs to retroviridea family and therefore, shares similar transmission modes with the other member, HIV-1, thus, both can be found in a host in endemic areas (7).
HTLV-1 has been established as the cause of a form of leukemia in adults, but only one to four percent of people who get infected with the virus develop leukemia.
This study was done to unravel the rate as well as impact of either HTLV-1 or P27KIP1 in a group of Iraqi patients with Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
HTLV-1 is an endemic infection and, therefore, one of the main health problems in Mashhad/Northeastern Iran [12-14] wherein this study was conducted.
HTLV-1 infection is endemic in several islands in southern Japan, the Caribbean basin, Western Africa, northeastern Iran and the southeastern United States (2,6,7).
Abbreviations A[[beta].sub.42]: Amyloid-[[beta].sub.42] DNA: Deoxyribonucleic acid FPR: N-formyl peptide receptor HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus HTLV-1: Human T-lymphotropic virus 1 IgG: Immunoglobulin G IgM: Immunoglobulin M VDRL: Venereal Disease Research Laboratory.
Risk factors to these complications are immunosuppression, corticosteroid therapy, transplantation, malnutrition, alcoholism, and HTLV-1 coinfection [1-6].