human T-lymphotropic virus type 1

human T-lymphotropic virus type 1

[′hyü·mən ′tē ¦lim·fə¦träp·ik ‚vī·rəs ¦tīp ′wən]
(virology)
A retrovirus associated with a rare form of T-cell leukemia occurring primarily in the Caribbean area, Africa, and Japan. Also known as human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1.
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Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) can induce adult T-cell leukemia or lymphoma and HTLV-1-associated myelopathy or tropical spastic paraparesis.
Description of a "trans-Saharan" strain of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 in West Africa.
As for the Task Force Team for Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type 1 (HTLV-1), I formed this task force team immediately after hearing from Ms.
He is now working on the epidemiology of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 and HHV-8 in populations of different origins, such as Amerindians and Melanesians.
Prevalence of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 among blood donors from Mashhad, Iran.
Highly divergent molecular variants of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 from isolated populations in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
The list of candidate etiologic agents includes Human herpesvirus-6, human T-lymphotropic virus type 1, measles viruses, JC virus, Epstein-Barr virus, and herpes simplex virus-1.

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