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  1. Fulltext. The underrecognition of HIV infection in women in an inner-city emergency room.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    This study analyzed the recognition of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and associated factors in women and men attending an emergency room in the Bronx, New York, NY.

    Methods

    From April 16, 1989, to May 5, 1989, the emergency room records of 2102 consecutive patients 13 years of age or older were reviewed and, for 856 patients undergoing venipuncture, linked anonymously to results of HIV antibody tested in excess blood.

    Results

    HIV seroprevalence was 7.8% in women and 14.6% in men.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Séropositivité, Urgence, Immunopathologie, Hémopathie, Prévalence, Sexe, Service hospitalier, New York, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Femme, Homme, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Seropositivity, Emergency, Immunopathology, Hemopathy, Prevalence, Sex, Hospital ward, New York, United States, North America, America, Woman, Human, Epidemiology

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

    Cote : 93-0356025

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.