HTLV: a virus to look out for

“The Human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV) is the first oncogenic retrovirus discovered. It primarily causes the development of tumors that could possibly lead to adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma or cancers of the blood,” said Kenneth Punzalan, a Medical Technologist from the Transfusions-Transmissible Infections (TTI) – National Reference Laboratory (NRL) of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM). Along continue reading : HTLV: a virus to look out for