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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Human T-cell leukemia virus I and II (HTLV I and II): members of human type C retroviruses.
  • Dx by HTLV-I or HTLV-II ELISA; greater sensitivity than Western blot and PCR.

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Last updated: January 29, 2016