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Titolo:
Human T lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) infection in neurological patients in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Autore:
Gomes, I; Melo, A; Proietti, FA; Moreno-Carvalho, O; Loures, LAM; Dazza, MC; Said, G; Larouze, B; Galvao-Castro, B;
Indirizzi:
CPqGM, Fdn Oswaldo Cruz, Lab Avancado Saude Publ, Salvador, BA, Brazil CPqGM Salvador BA Brazil , Lab Avancado Saude Publ, Salvador, BA, Brazil Univ Fed Bahia, Dept Neuropsiquiatria, Salvador, BA, Brazil Univ Fed Bahia Salvador BA Brazil Neuropsiquiatria, Salvador, BA, Brazil Univ Fed Minas Gerais, Dept Prevent & Social Med, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil Univ Fed Minas Gerais Belo Horizonte MG Brazil elo Horizonte, MG, Brazil Fdn Jose Silveira, Lab Liquor, Salvador, BA, Brazil Fdn Jose Silveira Salvador BA Brazil a, Lab Liquor, Salvador, BA, Brazil Minist Hlth, Natl Program STDAIDS, Brasilia, DF, Brazil Minist Hlth Brasilia DF Brazil atl Program STDAIDS, Brasilia, DF, Brazil Hop Kremlin Bicetre, Serv Neurol, Paris, France Hop Kremlin Bicetre Paris France in Bicetre, Serv Neurol, Paris, France Fac Xavier Bichat, Inst Med & Epidemiol Tropicales, Paris, France Fac Xavier Bichat Paris France ed & Epidemiol Tropicales, Paris, France
Titolo Testata:
JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES
fascicolo: 1, volume: 165, anno: 1999,
pagine: 84 - 89
SICI:
0022-510X(19990501)165:1<84:HTLVTI>2.0.ZU;2-A
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Soggetto:
SPASTIC PARAPARESIS; MYELOPATHY; ANTIBODIES; SCLEROSIS; I/II; DNA;
Keywords:
HTLV-I; neurological diseases; TSP; HAM; prevalence; South America;
Tipo documento:
Article
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Life Sciences
Citazioni:
36
Recensione:
Indirizzi per estratti:
Indirizzo: Galvao-Castro, B CPqGM, Fdn Oswaldo Cruz, Lab Avancado Saude Publ, Salvador, BA, Brazil CPqGM Salvador BA Brazil ude Publ, Salvador, BA, Brazil
Citazione:
I. Gomes et al., "Human T lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) infection in neurological patients in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil", J NEUR SCI, 165(1), 1999, pp. 84-89

Abstract

HTLV-I infection represents a major health concern in endemic areas throughout the world, such as Salvador, the main city of Bahia State, with socio;demographic characteristics similar to sub-Saharan African cities, located in the Northeast of Brazil. In order to provide an estimate of the frequency distribution, and range of neurological manifestations potentially related to HTLV-I infection in this city, we conducted a cross-sectional clinical-epidemiological study to determine the prevalence of this infection in patients with neurological diseases. Patients exhibiting vascular diseases, tumoral diseases or trauma were excluded. Over a period of 16 months, we studied 322 consecutive patients with chronic neurological diseases, who attended the neurological clinics of two major hospitals in Salvador. Overall, the prevalence of HTLV-I infection among the patients was 20.9% (67/320). However, the prevalence among the 104 patients with chronic myelopathy was 50.0% (52/104). It was observed that the major prevalence of HTLV-I was between the ages of 40 and 60 years with a female predominance. Our data indicatethat, in Salvador city, HTLV-I is associated with chronic myelopathies or myeloneuropathies, which seem to be the only neurological diseases associated with HTLV-I. (C) 1999 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

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