HTLV-III


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HTLV-III

 (āch′tē-ĕl′vē-thrē′)
n.
HIV.

[h(uman) T(-cell) l(ymphotropic) v(irus) III.]
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Severe herpes zoster ophthalmicus in young African adults: a marker for HTLV-III seropositivity.
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].
Evidence for HTLV-III infection in prostitutes in Tamil Nadu (India).
A treatment method for humans infected with HTLV-III (AIDS) virus, including patients clinically diagnosed as suffering from AIDS, those suffering from AIDS-related complex (ARC)
Diminished responsiveness of male homosexual chronic hepatitis B virus carriers with HTLV-III antibodies to recombinant alfa interferon.
HTLV-III was the probable cause of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), announced the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) at a press conference on Apr 25, 1984, introducing the purported discoverer, Robert Gallo.
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.
Perfect for HTLV-III, IFA, ALT or hepatitis testing, or any applications using a multi-channel pipettor, these tubes fit proprietary, as well as Beckman and Wallac brand racks.
Lapointe N, Miahaud J, Pekovic D, et al: Transplacental transmission of HTLV-III virus.
Its original name, HTLV-III, was changed, however, to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1), because, by convention, viruses are named for the diseases they cause.
The study adds that "needlestick exposure appears to provide little additional risk of HTLV-III (HIV) exposure.