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Also known as: Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus; HTLV-I/II Antibodies; HTLV-I/II by PCR
Formal name: Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Types I/II Antibodies; Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus Types I/II by PCR

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