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  1. HTLV-I infection and the low prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in Japan.

    Article - En anglais

    HTLV-I retrovirus infection and Helicobacter pylor infection are common in Japan ; however a report in this issue shows a significantly low prevalence of H. pylori in patients infected with HTLV-I.

    The reasons for this may be due to differences in genetic susceptibility of the infections, the gastric milieu in HTLV-I being unable to support H. pylori, or because antimicrobial therapy in HTLV-I infection has eradicated H. pylor in this susceptible population.

    Similarities between HIV-1, another retroviral infection, and the prevalence of H. pylori are noted.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Virus HTLV1, Retroviridae, Virus, Prévalence, Association, Helicobacter pylori, Spirillaceae, Spirillales, Bactérie, Sérologie, Etude comparative, Homme, Japon, Asie, Déterminisme génétique, Virose, Infection, Bactériose, Génétique, Rétrovirus

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : HTLV-I virus, Retroviridae, Virus, Prevalence, Association, Helicobacter pylori, Spirillaceae, Spirillales, Bacteria, Serology, Comparative study, Human, Japan, Asia, Genetic determinism, Viral disease, Infection, Bacteriosis, Genetics

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0311984

    Code Inist : 002B05C02J. Création : 16/11/1999.