Human T-lymphotropic virus type 3


Human T-lymphotropic virus type 3: A former name used for HIV which is an infectious viral disease. The infection usually has an initial symptom-free period which is followed by various stages of increasing severity.


* Weight loss * Dry cough * Recurring fever * Nigh sweats * Severe fatigue


Treatment for opportunistic infections varies depending on the type of disease and varies from careful observation to aggressive chemotherapy and antiretroviral agents.