HTLV-I


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HTLV-I

 (āch′tē-ĕl′vē-wŭn′)
n.
A retrovirus associated with adult leukemia and lymphoma and with certain demyelinating diseases.

[h(uman) T(-cell) l(ymphotropic) v(irus) I.]
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Multiple false-positive serologic tests for HIV, HTLV-I, and hepatitis C following influenza vaccination, 1991.
It was initially referred to as the human T-cell leukemia virus, but now it is named the human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I HTLV-I).
To date, four types of HTLVs (HTLV-I, HTLV-II, HTLV-III, and HTLV-IV) and four types of STLVs (STLV-I, STLV-II, STLV-III, and STLV-IV) have been identified [11].
Suficientes datos apoyan el papel etiologico del HTLV-I en la LLTA: la infeccion por este virus precede al desarrollo de la enfermedad, se puede identificar mediante tecnicas serologicas y ensayos de acidos nucleicos y el HTLV-I transforma los linfocitos CD4+ en cultivo, da lugar a un fenotipo celular con expresion genetica similar a la que se observa en los linfocitos de enfermos con LLTA y se integra al genoma de los linfocitos CD4+ (5).
Introduction to the study of adult T-cell leukemia and HTLV-I sero-positivity in Romania.
Aun en Cali, es posible que algunos casos estan mal diagnosticados como otras categorias linfoproliferativas pues la mayoria de los pacientes diagnosticados no se probaron serologicamente de manera rutinaria para HTLV-I y es desconocida esta condicion por los clinicos.
The approximately 300 laboratories enrolled in the MPEP that perform HTLV-I antibody testing participated in CDC'S HTLV-I-antibody testing surveys conducted during October 1989 and April and July 1990.
Finally, based on the results obtained herein, it is strongly recommended that HTLV-I patients undergo periodic ophthalmologic examination.
However, only about 1-5% of infected patients are thought to develop cancer as a result of the infection with HTLV-I over their lifetimes.