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Virus linfotrópico humao de células T tipo 1 (HTLV-1): una infección endémica en el Perú

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dc.contributor.author Gotuzzo, E.
dc.contributor.author Verdonck, K.
dc.contributor.author González, E.
dc.contributor.author Cabada, M.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-09T13:50:57Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-09T13:50:57Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.issn 1726-4634
dc.identifier.other ITG-M2B
dc.identifier.other MICRO
dc.identifier.other U-VIROL
dc.identifier.other FTA
dc.identifier.other UPD18
dc.identifier.other ABSTRACT
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10390/2923
dc.description.abstract This article is a review of clinical aspects of human type 1 T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV-1), with emphasis in relevant information for Peruvian physicians. After showing some virological and epidemiological data, transmission is reviewed, as well as diseases associated with this infection. The following associated conditions are specifically discussed: adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma, tropical spastic paraparesis, strongyloidiasis, scabies, tuberculosis, infective dermatitis, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfection. This review allows us to conclude that HTLV-1 is an endemic infection in Peru and that it is related to diseases with different patho-physiological mechanisms, including inflamatory syndromes, lymphoproliferative diseases and opportunistic infections. en
dc.language Spanish en
dc.subject Viral diseases en
dc.subject HTLV-1 en
dc.subject Clinical aspects en
dc.subject Epidemiology en
dc.subject Virology en
dc.subject Disease transmission en
dc.subject Associations en
dc.subject T-cells en
dc.subject Leukemia en
dc.subject Spastic paraparesis en
dc.subject Strongyloidiasis en
dc.subject Scabies en
dc.subject Tuberculosis en
dc.subject Dermatitis en
dc.subject HIV en
dc.subject Co-infections en
dc.subject Review of the literature en
dc.title Virus linfotrópico humao de células T tipo 1 (HTLV-1): una infección endémica en el Perú en
dc.type Article en
dc.citation.issue 4 en
dc.citation.jtitle Revista Peruana de Medicina Experimental y Salud Pública en
dc.citation.volume 21 en
dc.citation.pages 253-260 en
dc.citation.jabbreviation Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica en


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