• Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV-2 Infection in Non-Endemic Regions 

      Mendoza, Carmen de; Lozano, A. B.; Caballero, Estrella; Cabezas, Teresa; Ramos, José M.; Soriano, Vicente (1); Spanish HIV-2 Network (AIDS Reviews, 01/2020)
      Human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (HIV-2) was isolated in AIDS patients in 1986. Around 1-2 million people are infected worldwide. The virus is less transmissible than HIV-1, being sexual contacts the most frequent route ...
    • Clinical experience with integrase inhibitors in HIV-2-infected individuals in Spain 

      Requena, S.; Lozano, A. B.; Caballero, Estrella; García, F.; Nieto, M. C.; Tellez, R.; ...et al.; Soriano, Vicente (1) (Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 05/2019)
      Background: HIV-2 is a neglected virus despite estimates of 1-2 million people being infected worldwide. The virus is naturally resistant to some antiretrovirals used to treat HIV-1 and therapeutic options are limited for ...
    • 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 ...
    • HIV co-infection in HTLV-1 carriers in Spain 

      Mendoza, Carmen de; Caballero, Estrella; Aguilera, Antonio; Benito, Rafael; Maciá, Dolores; García-Costa, Juan; Soriano, Vicente (1); Corral, Octavio Jorge (1); Gómez-Gallego, Felix (1); ...et al.; Morano, Luis (Virus Research, 06/2019)
      Background: Human retroviruses HIV and HTLV share transmission routes. HIV widely spread in Spain during the 80 s through injection drug use and sex, and nowadays HIV rates in Spain account for one of the largest in Europe. ...
    • Short Communication: Impact of COVID-19 on Case Reporting for HTLV and HIV-2 in Spain 

      de Mendoza, Carmen; Caballero, Estrella; Eirós, José M.; Rojo, Silvia; Benito, Rafael; Soriano, Vicente (1) (Mary Ann Liebert Inc., 2021)
      The medical demand imposed by COVID-19 has distracted proper care of other illnesses. Herein, we report the impact on new diagnoses of HTLV-1, HTLV-2, and HIV-2 in Spain, where these infections are mostly driven by immigration ...
    • Situación epidemiológica actual de la infección por VIH-2 y HTLV-1 en España 

      de Mendoza, Carmen; Ramos, José Manuel; Caballero, Estrella; Soriano, Vicente (1) (Medicina clinica, 2021)
      La familia Retroviridae incluye 7 subfamilias. Los miembros de 2 de ellas infectan a humanos y son patogénicos. Se trata de los deltarretrovirus, de los cuales el human T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV, «virus linfotrópico ...
    • Situación epidemiológica actual de la infección por VIH-2 y HTLV-1 en España 

      de Mendoza, Carmen; Ramos, José Manuel; Caballero, Estrella; Soriano, Vicente (1) (2021)
      La familia Retroviridae incluye 7 subfamilias. Los miembros de 2 de ellas infectan a humanos y son patogénicos. Se trata de los deltarretrovirus, de los cuales el human T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV, «virus linfotrópico ...
    • Treatment outcome in dually HIV-1 and HIV-2 coinfected patients living in Spain 

      Requena, S.; Caballero, Estrella; Lozano, A. B.; Ríos-Villegas, María; Benito, Rafael; Rojo, Silvia; Cabezas, Teresa; Macià, María; Nieto, María del; Soriano, Vicente (1); Mendoza, Carmen de (AIDS, 15/11/2019)
      Background: Whereas HIV-1 has spread globally, HIV-2 is mainly found in West Africa where dual HIV-1/HIV-2 coinfection is nowadays uncommon. Herein, we report the rate, main characteristics, and treatment outcomes of all ...