[Uveitis in human T-lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) carriers--3. A molecular biological study].

Abstract

The presence of proviral DNA of human T-lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) in the inflammatory cells in the aqueous humor was examined by polymerase chain reaction. The proviral DNA was detected in all the tested patients (n = 9) with HTLV-I uveitis. On the other hand, the provirus was not detected in 2 out of 3 HTLV-I seropositive patients with other types… (More)

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