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  1. HIV-1 and HIV-2 infections in men attending sexually transmitted disease clinics in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    (1) To determine the prevalence of HIV-1 and HIV-2 infections and associated risk factors in men attending Abidjan's three sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics; (2) to examine the use of such sites for epidemiological surveillance.

    Design

    Cross-sectional study.

    Setting

    Abidjan's two main STD clinics (Clinics A and T), and the University Hospital Dermatology outpatients clinic.

    Patients

    Consecutive patients with genitourinary symptoms.

    Main outcome measures

    Prevalence of reactivity to HIV-1, HIV-2, and both viruses; descriptive characteristics of clinic attenders; clinical diagnoses of STD; risk factors associated with HIV-1 and HIV-2 positivity.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Séropositivité, Prévalence, Virus HIV1, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Virus HIV2, Côte d'Ivoire, Afrique, Epidémiologie, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Homme, Mâle, Abidjan

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Seropositivity, Prevalence, HIV-1 virus, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, HIV-2 virus, Ivory Coast, Africa, Epidemiology, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Sexually transmitted disease, Human, Male

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

    Cote : 92-0351497

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.