Affiliation: Orebro University Hospital
- Prevalence of human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 and 2 infection in SwedenKerstin Malm
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
Scand J Infect Dis 44:852-9. 2012..2/10,000. A few years earlier, a high prevalence of HTLV-2 was found in intravenous drug users (IDUs) in Stockholm (3.4%). The objective of this study was to update information on the seroprevalence of HTLV in several study groups...
- Performance of three automated fourth-generation combined HIV antigen/antibody assays in large-scale screening of blood donors and clinical samplesK Malm
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
Transfus Med 19:78-88. 2009..The new HIV antigen/antibody combination assay systems were found to have high sensitivity and specificity. The instruments provided a rational and easy way of testing at large scale...
- Evaluation of a new screening assay for HTLV-1 and -2 antibodies for large-scale useKerstin Malm
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology, Orebro University Hospital, 70185 Orebro, Sweden
J Med Virol 82:1606-11. 2010..Taken together, the overall specificity was 99.8%. The assay was sensitive, specific and appropriate for the large-scale screening of samples for HTLV-1/2 antibodies...