TABLE 1.

Confirmed infectious human retroviruses

VirusYr identifiedAssociated disease(s)aReference
HTLV-11980ATL, HAM/TSP, polymyositis, HAA 399
HTLV-21982HAM/TSPb 242
HIV-11983AIDS 33
HIV-21986AIDS 101
  • a HAA, HTLV-associated arthropathy.

  • b The association of HTLV-2 with disease is tentative.