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  1. HIV-2 infection among prostitutes working in the Gambia : association with serological evidence of genital ulcer diseases and with generalized lymphadenopathy.

    Article - En anglais

    Three hundred and fifty-five prostitutes working in the Gambia were enrolled in a study of retroviral infections.

    Eight-seven (24.6%) were infected with HIV-2 only, two (0.6%) with HIV-1 only, four (1.1%) had sera showing double HIV-1/HIV-2 reactivity, and 37 (10.4%) were seropositive for HTLV-1.

    After allowing for socioeconomic and serological variables in a multivariate analysis, HIV-2 infection was associated with serological evidence of a previous episode of syphilis.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Tréponématose, Spirochétose, Bactériose, Infection, Afrique, Virose, Virus HIV2, Prostitution, Ulcération, Appareil génital femelle, Syphilis, Gambie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Appareil génital pathologie, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Homme, Femelle, Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Lymphadénopathie syndrome

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Treponematosis, Spirachaetosis, Bacteriosis, Infection, Africa, Viral disease, HIV-2 virus, Prostitution, Ulceration, Female genital system, Syphilis, Gambia, Sexually transmitted disease, Genital diseases, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Human, Female, AIDS

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

    Cote : 91-0541463

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.