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anything that is injurious, destructive, or fatal

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a harmful or corrupting agency

a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer

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The false-positive reactivity for antibodies to HIV, HTLV-I, and hepatitis C in association with influenza vaccination observed in 1991 has been attributed to serum immunoglobin M (IgM) (which is not specific for these viruses) binding to and cross-reacting with test kit components [3].
Japan, as the apparent "hotbed" of HTLV-I infection, is the source of valuable information regarding the linkage between TSP and HTLV-I.
HTLV-I and HTLV-II can be transmitted sexually (1) and via breast feeding.
En Cuba, en estudios seroepidemiologicos realizados entre 1989 y 1990 en pacientes con hemopatias malignas no se detectaron casos infectados por el HTLV-I (10, 11).
Del total, 5 casos fueron positivos para secuencia de HTLV-I por PCR, un hombre diagnosticado en 1993 y 4 mujeres, 2 diagnosticadas en 1997 y 2 en 1998 (Cuadro 4).
Tambien se conoce que las diferentes manifestaciones clinicas producidas como resultado de la infeccion por el HTLV-I (mielopatia asociada a la infeccion por HTLV (HAM) y paraparexia espastica tropical (TSP)) solo se presentan en el 1-2% de los individuos infectados.
In addition, the findings in this report indicate that the unlicensed WB assays used by the laboratories lack sensitivity and specificity in detecting HTLV-II antibody and in discriminating between HTLV-I and HTLV-II infections.
Risk factors for human T-cell lymphotropic virus types I and II (HTLV-I and -II) in blood donors: the Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study.
Mediante analisis de RFLP en la region 3'LTR y de secuenciacion de la region env se han discriminado geneticamente varios subtipos del HTLV-I. El estudio detallado de la distribucion geografica de los distintos subtipos del virus, permite obtener importantes conclusiones en relacion, no solo con la epidemiologia molecular de la infeccion viral sino con el esclarecimiento de los mecanismos evolutivos de los virus en areas endemicas para la infeccion por el virus.
Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I)-associated adult T-cell leukemialymphoma in a patient infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1).
HTLV-I associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis in a 7-year-old boy associated with infective dermatitis.