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Synonyms for HTLV-1

retrovirus causing T-cell leukemia

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HTLV-1 was found in three of the four adult T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma (ATLL) cases (75%).
The most common form of T-cell lymphoma in Japan is Adult T-cell Lymphoma/Leukemia (ATL) caused by HTLV-1 infections.
The cumulative risk of ATLL development among HTLV-1 carriers is estimated to be 2.
Screening for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1 and HIV-2) and HTLV-1 was done by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) method; all positive results were confirmed by Western blot test.
The Royal London Hospital reported that 11 patients had died from malignant cancers after contracting HTLV-1.
Gallo, who pioneered the field of human retroviruses with his discoveries of HTLV-1 and HTLV-2, co-discovered HIV as the cause of AIDS, and developed the HIV blood test that has saved many thousands of lives, the IHV meeting brought together the world's leading virologists and HIV researchers to discuss breaking scientific advances to allow better treatment and prevention of both HIV and viruses that cause cancer.
Among HTLV-1 carriers in these regions, adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) will ultimately develop in 1%-5% (2).
Antibodies to human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1/2 (HTLV1/2) were detected by ELISA and the patient was diagnosed with a smouldering type of adult T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma (ATLL) secondary to HTLV-1 infection (HTLV-2 not being associated with this condition).
Co-infections of HIV and HTLV-1 have been described (4,5) and in South Africa a high prevalence of HAM has been found in KwaZulu-Natal, (5) with up to 36% of patients showing HIV co-infection.
Other contributions report findings on eastern equine encephalitis virus genomes, the lyssavirus genome, correlations of phylogenetic relation among members of the genus Flavivirus, and the construction of an infectious molecular clone of HTLV-1.
Gradually, I began to lose sensation in my toes and my walking altered, but it was two years until doctors finally diagnosed HTLV-1.
Hilary Koprowski and colleagues at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia of HTLV-1 (human T lymphotropic) virus in the blood and spinal fluid of some of the Key West patients.
HIV-2 and another virus called HTLV-1 (human T-cell lymphotropic virus), along with AIDS, are in the same family of retroviruses.
According to the scientists, this phenomenon can occur with retroviruses other than HIV, including HTLV-1, recently linked to human leukemia and lymphoma.
Worldwide, HTLV-1 infects an estimated 10 million or more, and is endemic in countries including the Caribbean islands and certain regions of Africa, Central and South America and the Middle East.