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HTLV std

...Is Htlv std have cure.What is Hltv std.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...HTLV or human t lymphotropic virus is a cousin of HIV. STD means a sexually transmitted disease. It is a chronic infection that in Read more »

hiv relation to htlv-1 and htlv-2

...Dr. Conway, Can htlv-1 and 2 cause the same ars symptoms and infections...numerous tests seem... Read more »

What is HTLV-III?

...Dr. Sowaksky, You have fully explained what HTLV-I is, But on my recent HIV test it states "A... 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....perinatal and parenteral routes. In a rural population of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How Safe Is the Blood Supply in the United States?

...Hepatitis Hepatitis ALT 1986 Syphilis Syphilis Serologic test 1948 Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV) HTLV-I Antibody 1989 HTLV -I/II Antibody 1998 The improvement of processing methods for... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Donor Screening Assays for Infectious Agents and HIV Diagnostic Assays

...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 Manufacturer Approval Date Abbott... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Did Doctors Jumpstart the HIV Pandemic?

...with HIV would be long dead, Pepin used less-lethal viruses, hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human T cell lymphotropic virus 1 (HTLV-1), to track the colonial-era vaccination campaigns among villagers. In the Central African Republic, the only risk... Read more »
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HTLV and others?

Posted by merrywell
...Does anyone know is kissing and receiving unprotected oral sex are risk factors for HTLV-1 and HTLV-2? What STDs can u get as a woman when receiving unprotected oral sex? Read more »

Anybody here knows the window period for HTLV?

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...The reason im asking is because i have been trying to get info about HTLV window period and most sites say 40 to 50 days is the average to turn positive but i have read cases of people testing far out...later tests come back positives(nothing... Read more »

Testing for HTLV... *DELETED*

Posted by LQZ, 3 Replies
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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 »