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].
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.
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.
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.
The system can be used in assay development, specimen storage or dilution, as well as for HTLV-III, IFA, ALT or Hepatitis testing, or any application using a multi-channel pipettor.
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.