Acceptability at Recruitment
Acceptability at CT / Work-Up
Individual at Risk
Explanation of Condition
Virus endemic to the West Indies, parts of Africa and the Far East. Asymptomatic in most individuals, it has the potential to cause aggressive cancer or a severe paralysing disorder of the nervous system.
Unacceptable if infected.
Current Sexual Partner Infected
Unacceptable if current sexual partner of an infected individual.
Previous Sexual Partner Infected
Unacceptable if less than 12 months since sexual contact with an infected individual.
Pseudonyms or Related Conditions
HTLV-I HTLV-II Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus
Version 1, Edition 2
Date of Last Update
1 June 2016