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) is etiologically linked with adult T cell leukemia (ATL), (1) tropical spastic paraparesis/HTLV-1-associated myelopathy (HAM/TSP), (2,3) infective dermatitis (4) and uveitis.
miRagen Therapeutics announced the first observations on the safety and efficacy of cobomarsen in adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma, or ATLL, patients, a highly morbid T-cell malignancy seen in patients previously infected with the human T-lymphotropic virus type 1, or HTLV1.
These viruses include the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), Ebola virus, Zika virus, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza viruses, yellow fever virus, dengue virus, rhinoviruses (common cold), human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-I), poliovirus, and measles virus.
Prevalence of human T-lymphotropic virus Type 1 among blood donors from Mashhad, Iran.
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.
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).

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