Seroprevalence of HTLV-1 and 2 amongst mothers and children in Malawi within the context of a systematic review and meta-analysis of HTLV seroprevalence in Africa

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Fox, James M; Mutalima, Nora; Molyneux, Elizabeth; Carpenter, Lucy M; Taylor, Graham P; Bland, Martin; Newton, Robert; Martin, Fabiola;
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    mesheuropmc: viruses | hemic and lymphatic diseases | immune system diseases | virus diseases

OBJECTIVES: Human T lymphotropic virus (HTLV)-1 causes T cell leukaemia and myelopathy. Together with HTLV-2 it is endemic in some African nations. Sero- prevalence data from Malawi are scarce, with no reports on associated disease incidence. HTLV seroprevalence and typ... View more
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