Ester Dominguez

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Human T cell lymphotropic virus type 2 (HTLV-2) infection is endemic in the American Indian population and Pygmy tribes in Africa. Nevertheless, HTLV-2 infection has been predominantly detected in U.S. and European injecting drug users (IDU). Noteworthy is that the HTLV-2a subtype is the main circulating variant in North America and Eastern Europe whereas(More)
Background HTLV-2 infection has been detected in injecting drug users (IDUs) in Spain, who often are coinfected with HCV and HIV-1. It has been reported that HCV infection increases the immune activation of HIV-1-infected patients. Our objective was to analyze how HTLV-2 infection affects T-cell activation and other immunological parameters such as naïve(More)
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