• Clinical Presentation of Individuals With Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type-1 Infection in Spain 

      Mendoza, Carmen de; Pirón, María; González, Rocío; Jiménez, Ana; Caballero, Estrella; Roc, Lourdes; Benito, Rafael; Soriano, Vicente (1); Corral, Octavio Jorge (1); ...et al.; Gómez-Gallego, Felix (1) (Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 02/2019)
      Background. Although only 8%-10% of persons infected with human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) may develop virus-associated diseases lifelong, misdiagnosis of asymptomatic infected carriers frequently leads to late ...
    • HTLV-1 infection in solid organ transplant donors and recipients in Spain 

      Mendoza, Carmen de; Roc, Lourdes; Benito, Rafael; Reina, Gabriel; Ramos, José M.; Gómez, Cesar; Soriano, Vicente (1); Corral, Octavio Jorge (1); ...et al.; Gómez-Gallego, Felix (1) (BMC Invectious Diseases, 09/08/2019)
      Background: HTLV-1 infection is a neglected disease, despite infecting 10-15 million people worldwide and severe illnesses develop in 10% of carriers lifelong. Acknowledging a greater risk for developing HTLV-1 associated ...
    • Multiple recombinant events in human T-cell Leukemia virus Type 1: complete sequences of recombinant African strains 

      Cassar, Oliver; Desrames, Alexandra; Marçais, Antoine; Gout, Olivier F.; Taylor, Graham P.; Hermine, Olivier; Soriano, Vicente (1); Mendoza, Carmen de; Dehan, Océane; Mener, Margot Le; Afonso, Philippe V.; Gessain, Antoine (Emerging Microbes and Infections, 01/01/2020)
      Africa is the largest endemic area for HTLV-1, with many molecular genotypes. We previously demonstrated that some strains from North Africa (a-NA clade) originated from a recombinant event between Senegalese and West ...
    • Rapid subacute myelopathy following kidney transplantation from HTLV-1 donors: role of immunosuppresors and failure of antiretrovirals 

      Roc, Lourdes; Mendoza, Carmen de; Fernández-Alonso, Miriam; Reina, Gabriel; Soriano, Vicente (1); Rodriguez, C.; ...et al.; Corral, Octavio Jorge (1); Gómez-Gallego, Felix (1) (Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease, 08/2019)
      Two kidney transplant recipients from a single donor became infected with HTLV-1 (human T-lymphotropic virus type 1) in Spain. One developed myelopathy 8 months following surgery despite early prescription of antiretroviral ...