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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Atkins, Neil S.; Lindo, John F.; Lee, Michael G.; Hanchard, Barrie; Robinson, Ralph D.; Bundy, D. A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Microbiology
Article Title
Immunomodulatory effects of concurrent HTLV-I infection in strongyloidiasis
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Journal Title
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Human Retrovirology
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Date of Publication
1998
Volume ID
18
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
188-90
Language
eng
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ISSN
1077-9450
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Abstract
Suppression of host immune responses targeted at autoinfective Strongyloides stercoralis filariform larvae can lead to hyperinfection and disseminated disease. The causes of such immunosuppression are diverse, but it has become increasingly clear that concurrent infection with HTLV-1 in strongyloidiasis patients can promote progression to overwhelming clinical disease that is refractory to chemotherapy.....
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