TABLE 1.

Confirmed infectious human retroviruses

VirusYr identifiedAssociated disease(s)aReference
HTLV-11980ATL, HAM/TSP, polymyositis, HAA399
HTLV-21982HAM/TSPb242
HIV-11983AIDS33
HIV-21986AIDS101
  • a HAA, HTLV-associated arthropathy.

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