Determinants of HTLV-1 seroprevalence in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan: a cross-sectional study.

To evaluate determinants of the prevalence of human T-cell leukemia virus type I (HTLV-I) antibody positivity in an endemic region, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan, demographic and serologic data were collected on 7,055 individuals consecutively seen at Miyazaki City Health Promotion Center between September 1983 and December 1984. The overall HTLV-I… CONTINUE READING