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Htlv And Hiv

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what is HTLV and is it HIV

I gave blood about 7 years ago and the results came back with a possible HTLV, I really can not find much information on it and my doctor even looked complex when I asked him about it. I have recently been seeing a doctor for swollen lymphs and had...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...lymphocytic virus (there are two types, HTLV 1 and 2). HTLV is associated with certain types of T cell lymphomas.HTLV is not HIV. Simple blood tests easily distinguish between the two. You can refuse to believe what you want, but unfortunately... Read more »

The begining of HIV or HTLV-III.

Dr. Robert, from internet based search I have found that HIV was recognized on 1st of December,... Read more »

hiv relation to htlv-1 and htlv-2

Dr. Conway, Can htlv-1 and 2 cause the same ars symptoms and infections as hiv? The reason I ask... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Dual Infections With HIV-1, HIV-2 and HTLV-I Are More Common in Older Women Than in Men in Guinea-Bissau

...breastfeeding, circumcisions, menopause, smoking, alcohol consumption, ethnic group, knowledge of/belief in the existence of HIV/AIDS, exchange of sex for money, blood transfusions, traveling patterns, contact with monkey meat, and monkey bites... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Donor Screening Assays for Infectious Agents and HIV Diagnostic Assays

...EIA Serum / Plasma Donor Screen Bio-Rad Laboratories Blood Virus Division Redmond, WA US License 1109 4/25/1990 Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Types I & II (Anti-HTLV-I/II Assay) Tradename(s) Format Sample Use ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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HIV-2 & HTLV

Posted by Anonymous
...What are the differences between HIV-1, HIV-2 and HTLV. I have done a bit of traveling (Mostly US, Europe & ASIA) and wanted to find information. Does the common Read more »

Anybody here knows the window period for HTLV?

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...people testing far out to 4 months and comes back negative but later tests come back positives(nothing straight forward as with HIV which every where it says 3 months) ..my Dr ordered a HTLV test and i will be getting the results by thursday or... Read more »

HTLV1 II?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How possible is it to get HTLV 1 II? Are they considered rare or just as prevelant as HIV? Read more »

htlv1

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have been diagnosed with htlv1 and would like to communicate with others that have it, to see how your doing and what you are doing to deal with this since Read more »