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What is HTLV-1?

What is HTLV-1?

  • HTLV-1: Virus affecting the immune system and associated with a particular leukemia/lymphoma.
  • HTLV-1: RAEB: Human immunodeficiency virus. Species of LENTIVIRUS, subgenus primate lentiviruses (LENTIVIRUSES, PRIMATE), formerly designated T-cell lymphotropic virus type III/lymphadenopathy-associated virus (HTLV-III/LAV). It is acknowledged to be the agent responsible for the acute infectious manifestations, neurologic disorders, and immunologic abnormalities linked to the ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME. (MSH99)
    Source - Diseases Database
  • HTLV-1: retrovirus causing T-cell leukemia.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

HTLV-1: Introduction

Types of HTLV-1:

Broader types of HTLV-1:

How many people get HTLV-1?

Prevalance of HTLV-1: uncommon

How serious is HTLV-1?

Complications of HTLV-1: see complications of HTLV-1

What causes HTLV-1?

Causes of HTLV-1: see causes of HTLV-1
Risk factors for HTLV-1: see risk factors for HTLV-1

What are the symptoms of HTLV-1?

Symptoms of HTLV-1: see symptoms of HTLV-1

Complications of HTLV-1: see complications of HTLV-1

Can anyone else get HTLV-1?

More information: see contagiousness of HTLV-1
Inheritance: see inheritance of HTLV-1

HTLV-1: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for HTLV-1.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and HTLV-1.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for HTLV-1: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for HTLV-1.
Treatments for HTLV-1: see treatments for HTLV-1

Organs Affected by HTLV-1:

Organs and body systems related to HTLV-1 include:

Name and Aliases of HTLV-1

Main name of condition: HTLV-1

Class of Condition for HTLV-1: viral

Other names or spellings for HTLV-1:

Human T-cell Lymphotrophic Virus type 1

Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 Source - Diseases Database

Human T-cell leukemia virus-1, HTLV-1
Source - WordNet 2.1

HTLV-1: Related Conditions

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