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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Hiv risk: Hiv virus can be found in saliva but at low levels. If your partner was hiv positive you are at risk on getting hiv if you had any open areas on your ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
16 years experience Infectious Disease
...: The time from infection to seroconversion (i.e. Development of antibodies) can vary from 1-2 months. There is no "gold standard" for the diagnosis of ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Antibody test: Infection with both HTLV 1 and 2 can be diagnosed by antibodies to each of the viruses. Most people who have infection with either do not have any dis ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes and only a small: proportion of the people infected with either HTLV 1 or 2 get any disease. You may wish to consult this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/hiv-a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
HTLV infection: To check if you have htlv ( human-t cell lymphotropic virus) i/ii infection or not.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not likely: HTLV disease has a long incubation period, and a symptomatic person would have antibodies. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fru ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
28 years experience Pathology
?: Are you sure you have htlv? But right, this should not affect your HIV test.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
28 years experience Pathology
?: Are you sure you have htlv? But right, this should not affect your HIV test.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
20 years experience Pathology
Very Rare: Htlv is present in less than 1% of healthy us blood donors. In endemic areas such as japan and carribean, it can be as high as 15% of the population.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Human t-lymphotrophic virus.

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