Familial adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma

L. Ratner, N. Vander Heyden, E. Paine, D. Frei-Lahr, R. Brown, P. Petruska, S. Reddy, Michael Dale Lairmore

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Clinical and laboratory data are described for two siblings who both developed adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma resulting from infection by human T lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-I). These findings suggest that genetic factors or virus-specific factors may determine which HTLV-I-infected individuals will develop leukemia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)215-222
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Journal of Hematology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes


  • GAG immunofluorescence
  • HTLV-I
  • PCR

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology


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