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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El HTLV-I es un retrovirus que principalmente integra su ADN proviral en celulas linfocitarias de tipo T.
In 1988, the FDA licensed enzyme-linked immunoassays (EIAs) as screening tests for antibody to HTLV-I (1).
HTLV-I has been causally associated with adult T-cell leukemia and HTLV-associated myelopathy.
Cytokine induction in HTLV-I associated myelopathy and adult T-cell leukemia: Alternate molecular mechanisms underlying retroviral pathogenesis.
Exacerbated inflammatory cellular immune response characteristics of HAM/TSP is observed in a large proportion of HTLV-I asymptomatic carriers.
HTLV-I is an abbreviation for human T-cell lymphoid tropic virus type 1, also called human T-cell leukemia type 1, a virus that has been seriously implicated in several kinds of diseases, including HTLV-I-associated myelopathy, and as a virus cancer link for leukemia (see adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma) (7).
Antibodies to HTLV-I are found with high frequency in persons affected with these disorders.
4 provides blood establishments with additional information to convey to the donor; specifically, the test can confirm HTLV infection and determine which virus type is causing the infection, HTLV-I or HTLV-II.
Prevalence and transmission of HTLV-I infection in Natal/ KwaZulu.