Table 1

HTLV-I/II primers and probes used in PCR/Southern blot analysis

HTLV region amplifiedPrimer (probe) designationHTLV genome locationRef.
gag I/IIBP41690–1709 (HTLV-I) 19
1713–1732 (HTLV-II) 20
BP51939–1958 (HTLV-I) 19
1962–1981 (HTLV-II) 20
(BP6)1890–1919 (HTLV-I) 19
1913–1942 (HTLV-II) 20
gag I91-3111402–1422 17
91-3121513–1535 17
(91-320)1424–1453 17
gag IIBP1817–833 20
BP21107–1126 20
(BP3)1067–1092 20
pol I/IISK1104757–4778 (HTLV-I) 18
4735–4756 (HTLV-II) 18
SK1114919–4942 (HTLV-I) 18
4897–4920 (HTLV-II) 18
(SK112)4825–4850 (HTLV-I) 18
(SK118)4880–4898 (HTLV-II) 18
tax I/IISK437358–7377 (HTLV-I) 18
7248–7267 (HTLV-II) 18
SK447496–7516 (HTLV-I) 18
7386–7406 (HTLV-II) 18
(SK45)7447–7486 (HTLV-I) 18
7337–7376 (HTLV-II) 18
  • Ref., reference.