HTLV

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HTLV

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From October 31 through December 15, 1991, 10 blood donors to the American Red Cross Blood Services, Badger Region (ARCBS)(*1), were found to have false-positive screening enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) for antibodies to two or more of the following viruses: human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), human T-cell lymphotrophic virus type 1 (HTLV-1), and hepatitis C virus (HCV) [1].
Many viruses(4), including cytomegalovirus (CMV), Human T-cell Lymphotrophic Virus (HTLV-1) and Epstein-Barr and other Herpes viruses in addition to bacteria (including Yersinia), are associated with white blood cells or leukocytes.
Although suspected to be caused by an oncogenic virus, it was not until 1980 that the first isolates of human T-cell lymphotrophic virus (HTLV-I) were recovered from patients with this disorder.

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