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Seroprevalence and correlates of human T-cell lymphoma/leukemia virus type 1 antibodies among pregnant women at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria.

Authors
  • Okoye, Augustine Ejike
  • Ibegbulam, Obike Godswill
  • Onoh, Robinson Chukwudi
  • Ezeonu, Paul Olisaemeka
  • Ugwu, Ngozi I
  • Lawani, Lucky Osaheni
  • Anigbo, Chukwudi Simon
  • Nonyelu, Charles E
Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of women's health
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
6
Pages
849–855
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2147/IJWH.S64199
PMID: 25258559
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The seroprevalence obtained in this study was low, though it is 100% for anyone infected. More prospective and multicenter studies are required to determine the infectivity of HTLV-1 among pregnant women in Nigeria.

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