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  1. A prospective study of transmission by transfusion of HTLV-I and risk factors associated with seroconversion.

    Article - En anglais

    To evaluate the risk of transfusion-related transmission of HTLV-I in Jamaica, a prospective study was initiated, prior to availability of a licensed HTLV-I serological screening assays.

    This information would prove useful in formulating strategies for blood-donor screening.

    We followed 118 pre-transfusion HTLV-I-negative transfusion recipients at monthly intervals posttransfusion for 1 year.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Infection, Virus HTLV1, Retroviridae, Virus, Facteur risque, Transfusion, Sang, Sérologie, Conversion, Jamaïque, Antilles, Amérique Centrale, Amérique, Epidémiologie, Virose, Hémopathie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infection, HTLV-I virus, Retroviridae, Virus, Risk factor, Transfusion, Blood, Serology, Conversion, Jamaica, West Indies, Central America, America, Epidemiology, Viral disease, Hemopathy, Human

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

    Cote : 92-0540565

    Code Inist : 002B05C02D. Création : 199406.