Volume 87, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Infections with HTLV-1 and -2 were detected in 12 (1.9%) and 6 (0.9%) indigenous individuals living in 27 Amazonian villages in Peru. All infections occurred in Shipibo-Konibo people. HTLV was more common among participants living in villages distant from larger port cities and women with non-monogamous sexual partners.


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  • Received : 07 May 2012
  • Accepted : 29 Jul 2012
  • Published online : 07 Nov 2012

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