HBLV


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AcronymDefinition
HBLVHuman B-Lymphotropic Virus
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Isolation of a new virus, HBLV, in patients with lymphoproliferative disorders.
Salahuddin says the antibody profile produced in response to HBLV is "very confusing and interesting.' Antibodies from humans infected with the virus unexpectedly cross-react with the chicken herpesvirus, but not with herpesviruses from other animal sources.
Time will tell whether HBLV will go through the name changes of HTLV-III (SN: 4/26/86, p.265; 5/25/85, p.328).