Sherman, Michael P.; Amin, Rajnikant M; Rodgers Johnson, Pamela E. B; Morgan, Owen St. C; Char, Gurendra; Mora, Carlos A; Iannone, Robert; Collins, George H; Papsidero, Lawrence; Gibbs, Clarence J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Identification of human T-cell leukemia/lymphoma virus type I antibodies, DNA, and protein in patients with polymyositis.
Arthritis and Rheumatology
Date of Publication
An investigation of a possible association between human T cell leukemia/lymphoma virus type I (HTLV-I) and polymyositis (PM). The results show that HTLV-I is associated with an inflammatory muscle disease characterized by direct invasion of the affected muscle by HTLV-I-infected mononuclear cells