Seroepidemiology of HTLV-III antibodies in a remote population of eastern Zaire

Biggar, Robert J.; Melbye, Mads; Kestens, Luc; De Feyter, Marc; Saxinger, Carl; Bodner, Anne J.; Paluko, L.; Blattner, William A.; Gigase, Paul L.
March 1985
British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/16/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6471, p808
Academic Journal
Focuses on the occurrence of seroepidemiology of human T cell lymphotropic virus-III in Zaire. Causes of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; Consideration on the prevalence of antibody; History of infection.


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