• 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 ...
    • Occult hepatitis B and HIV infection 

      Soriano, Vicente (1); Aguilera, Antonio; González, Rocío; Gómez-Gallego, Felix (1); Barea, Luisa; Treviño, Mercedes; Corral, Octavio Jorge (1) (European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 11/2019)
      Introduction Occult hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, so-called occult B infection (OBI), is defined by the recognition of HBV-DNA in the absence of serum hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg). The HBV-DNA genome in OBI is ...
    • Overt and occult hepatitis B among immigrants and native blood donors in Madrid, Spain 

      González, Rocío; Barea, Luisa; Arruga, Ana; Richart, Alberto; Soriano, Vicente (1) (Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease, 12/2020)
      Background: The risk of transfusion-transmitted viral infections is very low in developed countries. Recent massive migration flows from highly hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and/or HIV endemic regions ...