Human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infection and early neurologic development: A pilot study of 48 children

S. M. Montano, J. R. Zunt, L. Rodriguez, I. Quispe, C. Rodriguez, J. Altamirano, C. T. Bautista, J. O.V. Alarcón, W. T. Longstreth, K. K. Holmes

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Abstract

To determine whether human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) infection is associated with delayed neurological development, we examined 48 Peruvian children with exposure to HTLV-1 who were identified at the Instituto Materno-Perinatal. Compared with 38 HTLV-1-seronegative children, the 10 seropositive children did not have higher rates of neurodevelopmental delay. Long-term follow-up is planned.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1079-1082
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
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StatePublished - 1 Oct 2004

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    Montano, S. M., Zunt, J. R., Rodriguez, L., Quispe, I., Rodriguez, C., Altamirano, J., Bautista, C. T., Alarcón, J. O. V., Longstreth, W. T., & Holmes, K. K. (2004). Human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infection and early neurologic development: A pilot study of 48 children. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 1079-1082. https://doi.org/10.1086/424017