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  1. Seroprevalence of HIV infection in rural South Africa.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives

    To establish the prevalence of HIV infection in rural South Africa and to investigate demographic factors that influence this prevalence.

    Design

    An anonymous HIV seroprevalence survey was performed in conjunction with a population-based malaria surveillance programme.

    Setting

    The rural area of northern Natal/KwaZulu, South Africa.

    Participants

    A total of 5023 black African participants were recruited by malaria surveillance agents during house-to-house visits; each house in an endemic malaria area is visited approximately once every 6 weeks.

    Participants included 4044 healthy and 979 febrile individuals.

    (i.e., suspected of having malaria).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Milieu rural, Séropositivité, Prévalence, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, République Sud Africaine, Afrique, Evolution démographique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Rural environment, Seropositivity, Prevalence, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Sexually transmitted disease, South Africa, Africa, Demographic evolution, Human

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

    Cote : 93-0150199

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.