Prevalence of HTLV-1/2 in Pregnant Women Living in the Metropolitan Area of Rio de Janeiro

@inproceedings{Monteiro2014PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of HTLV-1/2 in Pregnant Women Living in the Metropolitan Area of Rio de Janeiro},
  author={Denise Leite Maia Monteiro and Stella Regina Taquette and Danielle Bittencourt Sodr{\'e} Barmpas and N{\'a}dia Cristina Pinheiro Rodrigues and S{\'e}rgio Teixeira and Lucia Helena C. Villela and M{\'a}rcio Neves B{\'o}ia and Alexandre Jos{\'e} Baptista Trajano},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND HTLV-1/2 infection can cause severe and disabling diseases in children and adults. The aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence of HTLV-1/2 infection in pregnant women living in the metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS 1,204 pregnant women were tested upon hospital admission for delivery in two public hospitals in the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Mesquita, between November, 2012 and April, 2013. The samples were screened by chemiluminescent… CONTINUE READING
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