Severe herpes zoster ophthalmicus in young African adults: a marker for HTLV-III
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 .
Diminished responsiveness of male homosexual chronic hepatitis B virus carriers with HTLV-III
antibodies to recombinant alfa interferon.
Gallo, MD, confirmed the discovery of the virus and renamed it human T lymphotropic virus type III (HTLV-III
), (9) claiming he had discovered HIV.
In the following, when citing early work that employed the nomenclature of human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV-III
) and lymphadenopathy-associated virus (LAV), those terms are used rather than the now-agreed term "HIV."
Our preliminary data show that the agent implicated in causing Aids, HTLV-III
(later named HIV), is not endemic in this part of Africa."
The patent application entitled "Inhibition of HTLV-III
by exogenous oligonucleotides" has been exclusively licensed to Hybridon.
Risk of nosocomial infection with human T-cell lymphotrophic virus III (HTLV-III
Although the virus under investigation, HTLV-I, belongs to the same family of infectious agents as the AIDS virus (HTLV-III
), there is no evidence that links AIDS with multiple sclerosis.