J-GLOBAL ID:200904037761602640  Research Project code:9800031761 Update date:Oct. 02, 2000

Examination of Viral-Leukemia in Kagoshima prefecture

Study period:1995 - 1996
Organization (1):
Investigating Researcher (6):
Research overview:
The number of patients who died from Leukemia in Kagoshima prefecture is greatest in Japan. This high mortality rate seems to be related with large number of patients with adult T-cell leukemia (ATL) found in Kagoshima. In this examination, we are going to research the propagation of ATL and patterns in transmission of HTLV-1 in Kagoshima.
Keywords (7):
Kagoshima ,  adult T cell leukemia ,  field study ,  HTLV ,  HTLV infection ,  infection ,  pathopoiesis
Research program: Ordinary Research
Research budget: 1996: \932,000

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