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Related to HTLV-I: Human T-lymphotropic virus
HTLV-IHuman T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus I
HTLV-IHuman T Cell Leukaemia Virus Type I
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Because 12 case-donors received influenza vaccination this season before blood donation, an estimated 1.7% (12 of 696) to 4.9% (12 of 244) of blood donors who recently received influenza vaccination before blood donation will have false-positive ELISAs for HTLV-I.
At the present, the highest level of HTLV-I infection is found in southwestern Japan, where infection rates of as high as 20 to 30 percent of the general population have been reported.
HTLV-I is an abbreviation for human T-cell lymphoid tropic virus type 1, also called human T-cell leukemia type 1, a virus that has been seriously implicated in several kinds of diseases, including HTLV-I-associated myelopathy, and as a virus cancer link for leukemia (see adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma) (7).
La infeccion por el HTLV-I es endemica en la cuenca del Caribe, America Central, America del Sur, Africa, Asia y la Melanesia.
Este estudio pretende encontrar la epidemiologia geografica de las neoplasia linfoides en Cali y el suroccidente colombiano, con especial atencion en la LLTA, conociendo que la costa pacifica es altamente endemica para infeccion por HTLV-I y la mayoria de las neoplasias linfoides no son verificadas para este virus.
The FDA-licensed Abbott' HTLV-I EIA kit was used by approximately 75% of the laboratories reporting EIA results.
Seroprevalence and risk factors for human T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV-I) infection among ethnically and geographically diverse Peruvian women.
Tanto la infeccion por el HTLV-I como por el HTLV-II es endemica en varias areas geograficas del mundo, incluyendo el suroeste de Japon (10,11) y la cuenca del Caribe (12,13); en America del Sur en regiones como Chile (14), Brasil (15) y Colombia (16,17) entre otras.
In spite of the longlasting history of investigation of HTLV-1/HIV-1 coinfection, whether HTLV-I can accelerate or attenuate HIV-1 infection has not been completely clarified as yet.
The present study also in a broad harmony with study done by Manns et al., (36), they revealed that overall patients with NHL were 10 times more likely than were controls to be seropositive for HTLV-I in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago.