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Ethnic composition, age and sex, together with location and standard of housing as determinants of HLTV-I infection in an urban Trinidadian community.

Abstract:

The presence of antibody to human T-cell leukaemia virus (HLTV-I) has been assessed in 2,143 men and women who represent 83% of all adults aged 35 to 69 years resident in a defined urban community in Trinidad. Individuals of African descent had a higher sero-positivity rate (7.0%) than those originating from India (1.4%), Europe (0%) or of mixed descent (2.7%). Women were infected more frequently than men, and the prevalence of infection increased with age in both sexes. Sero-positivity rates...

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10.1002/ijc.2910380604

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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer More from this journal
Volume:
38
Issue:
6
Pages:
801-808
Publication date:
1986-12-01
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Language:
English
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uuid:fb5615de-fe3a-46ef-b9ef-7fce917567ef
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150101
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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