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Prevalence and Incidence of HTLV

Prevalance of HTLV:

uncommon ... see also overview of HTLV.

Prevalance of types of HTLV:

For details see prevalence of types of HTLV analysis; summary of available prevalence data:

About prevalence and incidence statistics:

The term 'prevalence' of HTLV usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing HTLV at any given time. The term 'incidence' of HTLV refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of HTLV diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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