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Clinical Presentation of Individuals With Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type-1 Infection in Spain
(Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 2019-02)
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
(Virus Research, 2019-06)
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. ...
HTLV-1 infection in solid organ transplant donors and recipients in Spain
(BMC Invectious Diseases, 2019-08-09)
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 ...
Rapid subacute myelopathy following kidney transplantation from HTLV-1 donors: role of immunosuppresors and failure of antiretrovirals
(Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease, 2019-08)
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 ...
Occult hepatitis B and HIV infection
(European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 2019-11)
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 ...
Hepatitis Delta Estimates in the United States Revisited
(Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2019-10-30)
To the Editor—We read with interest the article by Patel and colleagues , which reported an unexpected 33% prevalence of anti–hepatitis delta virus antibodies (anti-HDV-Abs) in a large and representative US household ...