Temporal trends in Human T-Lymphotropic virus 1 (HTLV-1) associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) incidence in Martinique over 25 years (1986-2010).
Olindo S, Jeannin S, Saint-Vil M, Signate A, Edimonana-Kaptue M, Joux J, Merle H, Richard P, Granjeaud S, Cabre P, Smadja D, Cesaire R, Lezin A
Human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) has been discovered in 1980 and has been linked to tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) in 1985 in Martinique. There is no data on HAM/TSP incidence trends. We report, in the present work, the temporal trends incidence of HAM/TSP in Martinique over 25 years.Lire l‘article