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What does LAV stand for?

LAV stands for Lymphadenopathy-Associated Virus

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In the following, when citing early work that employed the nomenclature of human T-lymphotropic virus (HTLV-III) and lymphadenopathy-associated virus (LAV), those terms are used rather than the now-agreed term "HIV.
Gone is the bleak pessimism that accompanied diagnosis of infection with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type III or lymphadenopathy-associated virus, as the virus was formerly known (4).