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  1. Prevalence of thrombocytopenia in HIV-infected and non-HIV infected drug users and homosexual men.

    Article - En anglais

    We studied the prevalence and risk factors for thrombocytopenia among 299 drug users and 461 homosexual men.

    The prevalence of thrombocytopenia was 3.3% in HIV-negative homosexual men, 8.7% in HIV-negative drug users, 16.4% in HIV-positive homosexual men, and 36.9% in HIV-positive drug users.

    With multivariate logistic regression HIV-seropositivity (odds ratio 3.3), a history of injecting drugs (OR 3.9), an increased number of lymphocytes (OR 0.44), an increased number ofneutrophils (OR 0.53) and a larger mean platelet volume (OR 2.8) were independently and significantly associated with thrombocytopenia.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Thrombopénie, Toxicomanie, Séropositivité, Prévalence, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Facteur risque, Homosexualité, Thrombocyte, Voie intraveineuse, Epidémiologie, Pays Bas, Europe, Mâle, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Thrombocytopenia, Drug addiction, Seropositivity, Prevalence, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Sexually transmitted disease, Risk factor, Homosexuality, Platelet, Intravenous administration, Epidemiology, Netherlands, Europe, Male, Human

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

    Cote : 93-0076266

    Code Inist : 002B19C. Création : 199406.