HIV/human T-cell lymphotropic virus coinfection revisited: impact on AIDS progression.

@article{Brites2009HIVhumanTL,
  title={HIV/human T-cell lymphotropic virus coinfection revisited: impact on AIDS progression.},
  author={Carlos Brites and Julio Sampalo and Adriano Silva Oliveira},
  journal={AIDS reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={8-16}
}
Human T-cell lymphotropic viruses type 1 and 2 are retroviruses that share the same routes of transmission as HIV-1. Since these agents are prevalent simultaneously in different parts of the world, coinfection is a frequently reported event. However, prevalence rates of coinfection differ for distinct populations and regions of the world or for each virus, with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 being more prevalent among HIV-1-infected individuals in the Southern hemisphere, while type 2… CONTINUE READING

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