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  1. The epidemiology of HIV-1 infection in urban areas, roadside settlements and rural villages in Mwanza Region, Tanzania.

    Article - En anglais


    To determine the prevalence of HIV-1 infection and to identify the most important risk factors for infection.


    A cross-sectional population survey carried out in 1990 and 1991 in Mwanza Region, Tanzania.


    Adults aged 15-54 years were selected from the region (population, 2 million) by stratified random cluster sampling: 2434 from 20 rural villages, 1157 from 20 roadside settlements and 1554 from 20 urban wards.

    Risk factor information was obtained from interviews.

    All sera were tested for HIV-1 antibodies using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA); sera non-negative on ELISA were also tested by Western blot.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Prévalence, Virus HIV1, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Facteur risque, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Epidémiologie, Tanzanie, Afrique, Homme, Mwanza

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Prevalence, HIV-1 virus, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Risk factor, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Sexually transmitted disease, Epidemiology, Tanzania, Africa, Human

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

    Cote : 93-0150197

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.