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Table 2 Antibody responses against HTLV-1 HBZ

From: Humoral immune response to HTLV-1 basic leucine zipper factor (HBZ) in HTLV-1-infected individuals

All subjects^
HTLV-1 Antibody ND (n = 98) AC (n = 145) ATL (n = 89) HAM/TSP (n = 104)
Anti-HBZ     
Mean 626.5 27102 8112 38413
Median 99.0 375.9 256.6 692.2
Range (0–6853) (0–1180625) (0–281419) (0–815217)
St. dev. 1048 132838 37168 135893
Number of anti- 0 15 11 14
HBZ + subjects (%)* (0) (10.34) (12.36) (13.46)
ATL subtype
HTLV-1 Antibody Acute (n = 30) Chronic (n = 29) Lymphoma (n = 30)
Anti-HBZ    
Mean 7967 13413 3132
Median 165.1 535.0 166.0
Range (0–201062) (0–281419) (0–75697)
St. dev. 36592 51994 13753
Number of anti- 3 7 1
HBZ + subjects (%)* (10.0) (24.14) (3.33)
  1. ^Data includes both Jamaican and NIH cohort.
  2. * Cut off value: 6853LU (100% percentile of ND).