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LASP HTLV-1 Subtyping Tool Citation:



This tool has two publications available. Please cite both papers.

A Standardized Framework for Accurate, High-throughput Genotyping of Recombinant and Non-recombinant Viral Sequences. Alcantara LCJ, Cassol S, Libin P, Deforche K, Pybus OG, Van Ranst M, Galvao-Castro B, Vandamme A-M, and de Oliveira T. (2009) Nucleic Acids Research, 1-9, doi: 10.1093/nar/gkp455     

An Automated Genotyping System for Analysis of HIV-1 and other Microbial Sequences.
de Oliveira T, Deforche K, Cassol S, Salminem M, Paraskevis D, Seebregts C, Snoeck J, van Rensburg EJ, Wensing AMJ, van de Vijver DA, Boucher CA, Camacho R, and Vandamme A-M. (2005) Bioinfomatics, 21 (19), 3797-3800.




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Developed by: Luiz Carlos J Alcantara,  Sonia Van Dooren, Anne-Mieke Vandamme, Bernardo Galvao-Castro, Tulio de Oliveira.

Developed in collaboration between the Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies bioinformatics group, UKZN, South Africa,  the Evolutionary Biology Group at University of Oxford, UK, the REGA Institute at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium and the Laboratorio Avancado de Saude Publica (LASP) CPqGM/FIOCRUZ, Brazil.

Funded by the Marie Curie Fellowship, Flanders Bilateral Cooperation Program, PN-DST/AIDS (Ministry of Health) and FAPESB, Brazil.


For HTLV-1 subtyping questions please contact Dr Luiz Alcantara,
Suggestions or problems on the program please contact:  Dr Tulio de Oliveira.