HIV seroprevalence among homeless patients admitted to a psychiatric inpatient unit.
This study was conducted to determine the seroprevalence of HIV-1 antibodies among hospitalized homeless mentally ill patients.
From December 1989 through May 1991 the authors collected discard blood samples from patients consecutiuely admitted to a psychiatric unit designated for the care of severely mentally ill persons removed from the streets of New York City.
The blood samples were tested for HIV-1 antibodies,and the results were analyzed for associations with age, gender, ethnicity, male homosexual activity, and use of injected drugs.
Mots-clés Pascal : Sans domicile fixe, Trouble psychiatrique, Dépistage, Homme, Prévention, Politique sanitaire, Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Virus HIV1, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : No fixed abode, Mental disorder, Medical screening, Human, Prevention, Health policy, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, HIV-1 virus, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus
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