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HTLV-1, HIV-1, hepatitis B and hepatitis delta in the Pacific and South-East Asia: a serological survey.

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Blood samples from 13 locations in the Pacific and South-East Asia were tested for evidence of infection with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type-1 (HTLV-1), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis delta virus (HDV). No samples were positive for antibody to HIV-1. Antibodies to HTLV-1 were found in samples from five locations, the maximum prevalence being 19%, in Vanuatu. Serological markers of HBV infection were found in all locations, the maximal prevale...

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10.1017/s095026880006564x

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Brindle, RJ More by this author
Parsons, AJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Jenner Institute, Biomedical Research Centre
Selkon, JB More by this author
Journal:
Epidemiology and infection
Volume:
100
Issue:
1
Pages:
153-156
Publication date:
1988-02-05
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EISSN:
1469-4409
ISSN:
0950-2688
URN:
uuid:a811e4d8-2b14-4c40-8c9f-841fb886d454
Source identifiers:
35259
Local pid:
pubs:35259

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