Human T-cell leukemia virus I provirus and antibodies in a captive gorilla with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.


Antibodies reactive against human T-cell leukemia virus I (HTLV-I) were detected by indirect immunofluorescence assay using MT-2 as target cells, enzyme linked immunosorbent assay screen and competition assay, and Western blot analysis in three sera (one collected in 1979) from a captive gorilla which developed diffuse histiocytic lymphoma in 1983. The sera… (More)


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