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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Prevalence of human T-lymphotropic virus Type 1 among blood donors from Mashhad, Iran.
The immune control and cell-to-cell spread of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1.
Influence of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 coinfection on the development of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C virus infection.
Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 prevalence in Northeastern Iran, Sabzevar: an epidemiologic- based study and phylogenetic analysis.
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.
Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type 1 (HTLV-I) infection is currently a serious problem of public health in several areas of the world including Japan, some regions of Africa, the Caribbean coast and some South American countries, affecting more than 20 million of inhabitants worldwide (1-3).
Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 open reading frame I p12(I) is required for efficient viral infectivity in primary lymphocytes.
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.
On November 29, 1988, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued recommendations to screen all whole blood donations in the United States for human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) (1).
Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) is a retrovirus associated with chronic, persistent infection of human T cells.

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