Coinfection by Strongyloides stercoralis in blood donors infected with human T-cell leukemia/lymphoma virus type 1 in São Paulo City, Brazil.

@article{Chieffi2000CoinfectionBS,
  title={Coinfection by Strongyloides stercoralis in blood donors infected with human T-cell leukemia/lymphoma virus type 1 in S{\~a}o Paulo City, Brazil.},
  author={Pedro Paulo Chieffi and Carlos S{\'e}rgio Chiattone and E N Feltrim and Rosely Cabette Barbosa Alves and Maria Aparecida Paschoalotti},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2000},
  volume={95 5},
  pages={711-2}
}
The frequency of coinfection with Strongyloides stercoralis and human T-cell leukemia/lymphoma virus type 1 (HTML-1) was determined in 91 blood donors examined at the blood bank of a large hospital in São Paulo city, Brazil. As control group 61 individuals, not infected by HTLV-1, were submitted to the same techniques for the diagnosis of S. stercoralis infection. In HTLV-1 infected patients the frequency of S. stercoralis infection was 12.1%; on the other hand, the control group showed a… CONTINUE READING

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