Several human retroviruses have been identified from hematopoietic cells. Viruses related to animal oncorna viruses cause T cell malignancies. Viruses of the lentivirus group cause the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Whether other retroviruses cause other human diseases or malignancy is a subject of intense investigation.
KeywordsLymphoma Codon Leukemia Pneumonia Dementia
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HTLV-I and HTLV-II
HIV and AIDS
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