Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection associated with human T cell lymphotropic virus type-1 infection in Peru.

@article{Gotuzzo1999StrongyloidesSH,
  title={Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection associated with human T cell lymphotropic virus type-1 infection in Peru.},
  author={Eduardo Gotuzzo and Ang{\'e}lica Terashima and Humberto R. Alvarez and Ra{\'u}l Tello and Rosa Infante and Douglas M. Watts and David O. Freedman},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1999},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={
          146-9
        }
}
A study was conducted in Lima, Peru to determine if patients with Strongyloides hyperinfection had human T cell lymphotropic virus type-1 (HTLV-I) infection. The study included patients with Strongyloides hyperinfection and a control group consisted of sex- and age-matched asymptomatic healthy individuals whose stools were negative for Strongyloides. A third group included patients with intestinal strongyloidiasis. Sera from each study subject were tested for HTLV-1/2I by an ELISA and Western… CONTINUE READING
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