[Screening of sera from the adult populations of some USSR regions for antibodies to the human T-cell leukemia virus type I (HTLV-I)].

@article{Seniuta1990ScreeningOS,
  title={[Screening of sera from the adult populations of some USSR regions for antibodies to the human T-cell leukemia virus type I (HTLV-I)].},
  author={N B Seniuta and L S Iakovleva and V. N. Stepina and L N Buachidze and E P Gurova and Z A Kologrivova and V M Kindiakov and V. E. Gurtsevich},
  journal={Voprosy virusologii},
  year={1990},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={309-12}
}
The results of serologic survey of 4118 residents of the USSR Far East from 16 to 82 years of age and 1037 blood donors for antibody to HTLV-I by the method of passive agglutination of gelatin particles coated with viral proteins are summarized. The portion of HTLV-1 seropositive subjects in the Khabarovsk Territory was 1.79% (25 out of 1391), in the Maritime Territory 2.2% (18 out of 801), in the Sakhalin Island 1.6% (26 out of 1557), and in Kamchatka 1.6% (6 out of 369). A discrete area of a… CONTINUE READING