lymphotropic


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lym·pho·trop·ic

 (lĭm′fə-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk)
adj.
Having an affinity for lymphocytes: a lymphotropic virus.
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Pathogenesis of diseases induced by human lymphotropic virus type I infection.
The human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) is a retrovirus that can be transmitted by sexual contact, shared needles and syringes, blood transfusions, through the placenta, or during breastfeeding.
The virus, called human T cell lymphotropic virus-I (HTLV-I), is now endemic in southwestern Japan, the Caribbean, South and Central America, the southeastern United States and Africa.
The Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus Type 1 (HTLV-1) is a retrovirus endemic in several regions of the world.1-3 In Brazil, its prevalence is higher in Salvador city, corresponding to 1.76% of the population.4 Only 5% of patients with HTLV-1 develop symptoms associated with such retroviruses.
Interpretation of phylogenetic analysis of viral protein 1 (VP1) sequences predicts that cross-reactivity might also occur between Trichodysplasia spinulosa-associated polyomavirus and Bornean orangutan PyV, between MCPyV and chimpanzee polyomaviruses, and between HPyV9 and simian lymphotropic polyomavirus (LPyV).
Human T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV)-I and HTLV-II serologies were negative.
Correlation of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) mRNA with proviral DNA load, virus-specific CD8(+) T cells, and disease severity in HTLV-1-associated myelopathy (HAM/TSP).
Phylogeny of primate T lymphotropic virus type 1 (PTLV-1) including various new Asian and African non-human primate strains.
between human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I and type II infections in seropositive
East Coasteres were calling it HTLV-III, for human T cell lymphotropic virus, though the L used to stand for leukemia.
Short communication: human lymphotropic virus type 1 coinfection modulates the synthesis of cytokines by peripheral blood mononuclear cells from HIV type 1-infected individuals.
Saxinger WC Seroepidemiology of human T cell lymphotropic virus in the Republic of Panama.