International Association for Comparative Research on Leukemia and Related Diseases. Symposium. Montreal PQ (CAN), 1993/07/11.
The Brooklyn Adult T-cell Leukemia/Lymphoma (ATL) study was developed to estimate the incidence of the human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I)-associated ATL in the Crown Heights/Bedford Stuyvesant community.
This central Brooklyn black community is an area which has already been shown in earlier reports to be endemic for HTLV-I-associated ATL.
Surveillance has been conducted at seven area hospitals that serve this community, with surveillance already completed at five hospitals.
Potential study subjects who are 20 years or older are identified by the review of admission records, discharge summaries, pathology and clinical chemistry reports, or physician referrals.
Diagnoses of leukemia or lymphoma, or the presence of leukocytosis or hypercalcemia are used as criteria to identify the subjects.
Mots-clés Pascal : Leucémie cellule T adulte, Virose, Infection, Programme sanitaire, Surveillance sanitaire, Epidémiologie, Noir américain, New York, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Chronique, Lymphoprolifératif syndrome, Hémopathie maligne
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Adult T cell leukemia, Viral disease, Infection, Sanitary program, Sanitary surveillance, Epidemiology, Black American, New York, United States, North America, America, Human, Chronic, Lymphoproliferative syndrome, Malignant hemopathy
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Code Inist : 002B19B. Création : 199406.