[HTLV infection after renal transplant].

@article{Mateos2005HTLVIA,
  title={[HTLV infection after renal transplant].},
  author={Ainara Villafruela Mateos and Ant{\'o}n Arruza Echevarr{\'i}a and Jes{\'u}s Mart{\'i}n Bazaco and Igor Azurmendi Ar{\'i}n and Jos{\'e} Antonio Zabala Eugurrola and Carlos Pertusa Pe{\~n}a},
  journal={Archivos espanoles de urologia},
  year={2005},
  volume={58 10},
  pages={1064-8}
}
OBJECTIVES We report the first two cases of HTLV-1 infection after a renal transplant appearing in our country and their outcomes. METHODS We describe the cases of two transplant patients who developed subacute myelopathy, known as Tropical Spastic Paraparesis, secondary to HTLV-1 infection and review their evolution. RESULTS Both cases show a great disability today, being one of them dependent for his daily life. CONCLUSIONS We believe that HTLV-1 detection is necessary in all donors by… CONTINUE READING