Blood test at home | Medical Laboratory | Human T-Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV))

Contact us at 514 975-5226 for a blood test at home for the purpose of screening for Human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV).

Test Human T-Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV))
Description

A virus belonging to the family of retroviruses, which are capable of eliciting modifications within the cells. The human immuno-deficiency virus also belongs to the retrovirus family. HTLV and HIV thus have a bond in common.

This virus is known as The Human T-Cells Leucemia Lymphocyts Virus. The negative effects of this virus are noted particularily in Africa, Japan and the Caribbean.

The HTLV virus is transmitted by sexual intercourse, by unsanitary materials, such as the syringes used by the drug-addicted people, as well as by blood transfusions.

Testing moment

No fasting needed.

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  • Positive result
Notes

Proper use of condoms remains the best means of protection against this virus.

To make an appointment for a blood test at home in order to assess the possible presence of the Human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV), Call 514 975-5226 .

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