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Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1(HTLV-1) associated infective dermatitis

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Human T lymphotropic virus type -1 (HTLV-1) infections are important causes of mortality and morbidity in endemic areas worldwide. There is neither a vaccine specific for the virus nor satisfactory treatment for the associated malignancy or inflammatory syndromes. HTLV-1 associated infective dermatitis (IDH) is a chronic dermatitis that has been observed in a variable proportion of HTLV-1 infected children. IDH may serve as an early clinical marker for HTLV-1 and an indicator of increased ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Molecular Medicine,Weatherall Institute of

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Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:48d8069a-9bd3-4cdc-9474-8246564c03e8
Local pid:
ora:11947

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