2019
DOI: 10.1590/0037-8682-0244-2018
View full text
|
|
Share

Abstract: Introduction: Apart from masking the diagnosis of AIDS in patients with HIV/AIDS, human T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV), when present, also increases the risk of myelopathies and neurological disease in these patients. Methods: Disease prevalence was estimated by ELISA and confirmed by Western blot. Results: The coinfection rate was 1.5% (11/720); 10 of 11 patients had HTLV-1, and the remaining one had HTLV-2. The majority were male, over 40 years old, and of pardo color (ethnicity). Conclusions:There was no …

Expand abstract

Search citation statements

Order By: Relevance

Citation Types

0
6
0

Paper Sections

0
0
0
0
0

Publication Types

0
0
0
0

Relationship

0
0

Authors

Journals