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The begining of HIV or HTLV-III.

Dr. Robert, from internet based search I have found that HIV was recognized on 1st of December, 1981. But when HTLV-III was recognized? Or HTLV I-II as initially they were considered to be the same as HTLV-III or HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Native Americans and also in some Caribbean and South American Indian groups. It has not been clearly linked to any diseases yet. HTLV-III was one of the initial names for HIV-1. In addition, HIV also used to be referred to as LAV:... Read more »

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Dr. Sowaksky, You have fully explained what HTLV-I is, But on my recent HIV test it states "A... Read more »
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