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Htlv And Hiv

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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 is that although I have tested negative to hiv over past 2 years exposure with multiple tests I had ars symptoms at 6 weeks past exposure and then...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
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Dear Sir,Are HTLV-I and HTLV-II STDs and if they are can the HIV antibody test dectect them or is... Read more »
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

The human retroviruses HIV-1, HIV-2 and HTLV-I (human T-lymphotrophic virus type-I) are prevalent in Guineau-Bissau in the general population in both urban and rural areas. All three are transmitted through sexual, perinatal and parenteral routes.... Read more »

Will This Generation's Magic Johnson Please Stand Up?

Kellee Terrell It was the disclosure heard around the world. On Nov. 7, 1991, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, then only 32 years old, stepped up to the microphone, addressed the press and uttered the words, "Because of the HIV virus that I have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Previous HIV Testing Among Adults and Adolescents Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection -- National HIV Surveillance System, 18 Jurisdictions, United States, 2006-2009

In 2006, CDC recommended human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing for adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings and HIV testing at least annually for persons at high risk for HIV infection* to foster early detection,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection Among Partners of HIV-Infected Black Men Who Have Sex With Men -- North Carolina, 2011-2013

The incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has significantly increased among black men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States, and young black MSM have been disproportionately affected. 1 HIV-infected black MSM are... Read more »
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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 Elisa test for all 3?

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

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What is HTLV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have seen many things on HTLV on this site. What is it, and where can I find out more info.

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is it and how do you get it? I called my local health center they didn't know about it. The CDC said it is so rare they don't have much info and the GMHC didn't know anything about it. However I see it referred to on this site alot! How do you... Read more »