Maísa Aparecida Ribeiro

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the geographic distribution of human T-lymphotropic virus types 1 and 2 (HTLV-1/2) in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, in puerperal women whose newborns were tested for(More)
INTRODUCTION HTLV-1/2 screening among blood donors commonly utilizes an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (EIA), followed by a confirmatory method such as Western blot (WB) if the EIA is positive.(More)
BACKGROUND Human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 and 2 (HTLV-1/2) causes serious diseases and is endemic in many parts of the world. It is transmitted from mother to child in 15-25% of the cases,(More)
To investigate hypoxia-induced factor-1 alpha expression in distinct oral squamous cell carcinoma subtypes and topographies and correlate with clinicopathological data. Hypoxia-induced factor-1 alpha(More)
Human T-lymphotropic virus 1 (HTLV-1) infection is associated with HTLV-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP), which affects approximately 5% of carriers. High proviral load is(More)
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