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Long-term increases in lymphocytes and platelets in human T-lymphotropic virus type II infection

  1. Melissa T. Bartman1,2,
  2. Zhanna Kaidarova2,
  3. Dale Hirschkorn2,
  4. Ronald A. Sacher3,
  5. Joy Fridey4,
  6. George Garratty5,
  7. Joan Gibble6,
  8. James W. Smith7,
  9. Bruce Newman8,
  10. Anthony E. Yeo2, and
  11. Edward L. Murphy2,9
  12. for the HTLV Outcomes Study (HOST) investigators
  1. 1School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley;
  2. 2Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, CA;
  3. 3Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati, OH;
  4. 4City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, CA;
  5. 5American Red Cross Blood Services, Southern California Region, Pomona;
  6. 6American Red Cross Blood Services, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, Baltimore, MD;
  7. 7Sylvan N. Goldman Center, Oklahoma Blood Institute, Oklahoma City;
  8. 8American Red Cross Blood Services, Southeastern Michigan Region, Detroit; and
  9. 9University of California at San Francisco
  1. Presented in part at the 13th International Conference of Human Retrovirology: HTLV and Related Viruses, Hakone, Japan, May 22-25, 2007 (abstract O-6-4 and poster P-B-53).

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