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  1. Crack cocaine : a risk factor for human immunodeficiency virus infection type 1 among inner-city parturients.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To define the relationship between crack cocaine use and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection while controlling for other HIV risk factors.

    Methods

    We performed a case-control study among inner-city pregnant women who were followed at a large urban hospital in Atlanta, Georgia; 79 of the women were HIV-1-infected and 525 were seronegative.

    We identified the women from a prenatal population undergoing routine voluntary HIV-1 antibody screening.

    Results

    From July 1, 1989 to December 31, 1990, we screened 13,469 pregnant women; 80 (5.9 per 1000) were HIV-1-infected.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Facteur risque, Homme, Gestation, Milieu urbain, Cocaïne, Toxicomanie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Substance toxicomanogène, Crack

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Risk factor, Human, Pregnancy, Urban environment, Cocaine, Drug addiction, United States, North America, America, Drug of abuse

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

    Cote : 93-0261281

    Code Inist : 002B20F01. Création : 199406.