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  1. A seroepidemiologic survey of immunity against poliomyelitis in a group of HIV positive and HIV negative drug addicts.

    Article - En anglais

    In a seroepidemiological study performed to investigate immunity against poliomyelitis in a population of drug addicts in a rehabilitative residential centre we demonstrated a widespread lack of poliovirus neutralizing antibodies.

    This was more evident in the HIV positive subjects, 27% of whom were seronegative for poliovirus type 1,27% for type 2 and 34% for type 3, with 11% seronegative for all three types.

    These results indicate a gap in immunity to poliomyelitis in the examined population.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Poliomyélite antérieure, Virose, Infection, Epidémiologie, Sérologie, SIDA, Toxicomanie, Immunité, Italie, Europe, Homme, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Moelle épinière pathologie, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Acute anterior poliomyelitis, Viral disease, Infection, Epidemiology, Serology, AIDS, Drug addiction, Immunity, Italy, Europe, Human, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Spinal cord disease, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0229175

    Code Inist : 002B05C02A. Création : 199608.