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The sero-epidemiology of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV/HHV-8) in adults with cancer in Uganda.

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The association between the prevalence of antibodies against Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV or human herpesvirus 8 [HHV-8]) and sociodemographic, sexual, reproductive and lifestyle factors was investigated in a study of adults presenting with cancer at hospitals in Kampala, Uganda. Patients were interviewed and tested for antibodies against KSHV (using an indirect immunofluorescent assay). Data are presented for 607 patients who were not infected with the human immunodeficiency...

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10.1002/ijc.10817

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
103
Issue:
2
Pages:
226-232
Publication date:
2003-01-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:00648609-bbfd-4045-8187-6a9a03e04c63
Source identifiers:
32259
Local pid:
pubs:32259

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