Basic Summary for HTLV


Main name of condition: HTLV
Other names or spellings: Human T-cell Lymphotrophic Virus, Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus

What is HTLV?
  Brief description of HTLV: Virus associated with affecting the immune system.
  Parent types of HTLV: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral diseases, Immune disorders, Carrier conditions, Diseases contagious from sex, Diseases contagious from intravenous needles, Diseases contagious from vaginal sex
  Organs Affected by HTLV: immune system
  Types of HTLV: HTLV-1, HTLV-2
How many people get HTLV?
  Prevalance of HTLV: uncommon
What causes HTLV?
  Class of Condition for HTLV: viral
  Risk factors for HTLV: see risk factors for HTLV
What are the symptoms of HTLV?
  Symptoms of HTLV: see symptoms of HTLV
Can anyone else get HTLV?
  More information: see contagiousness of HTLV
How is it treated?
  Prevention of HTLV: see prevention of HTLV

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