Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. HIV.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

h(uman) T(-cell) l(ymphotropic) v(irus) III.

Examples

  • - 1984: US scientist Robert Gallo announces he has isolated the virus, calling it HTLV-III, but it becomes clear that the agent is the same as LAV, identified a year earlier in France.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • No employer shall require HTLV-III antibody or antigen tests as a condition for employment.

    Law In The Health and Human Services

  • About 50 percent of the gay men showed signs that they have developed antibodies to the HTLV-III virus, which is the primary cause of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome, Winkelstein reported.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • In France, they had called HIV as LAV, United States had called HTLV-III or ARV.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Haseltine W, Patarca R, Livak KJ, Starcich B, et al. (1985) Complete nucleotide sequence of the AIDS virus, HTLV-III.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • An NCI grantee scientist, Dr. Peter Duesberg of California/Berkeley, has published a paper in a scientific journal which concludes that the HTLV-III/HIV virus identified by Dr. Gallo and Dr. Montagnier is not the cause of AIDS and that the disease is caused by "a still unidentified agent" which may not even be a virus …

    RealClimate

  • 318 Gallo also found a retrovirus: Mikulas Popovic et al., “Detection, Isolation, and Continuous Production of Cytopathic Retroviruses HTLV-III from Patients with AIDS and Pre-AIDS,” Science 224, no.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • 4648 (1984): 497–500; Robert C. Gallo et al., “Frequent Detection and Isolation of Cytopathic Retroviruses (HTLV-III) from Patients with AIDS and at Risk for AIDS,” Science 224, no.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • 1985 HTLV-III infection in brains of children and adults with AIDS encephalopathy.

    The Other Brain

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.