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  1. European community concerted action on HIV seroprevalence among sexually transmitted disease patients in 18 European sentinel networks.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    Monitoring HIV infection in sentinel populations of sexually transmitted disease (STD) patients in several geographical areas.

    This paper describes the main characteristics of the study populations and compares HIV seropositivity rates within and between networks in different subgroups: homo-/bisexuals, intravenous drug users (IVDU) and non-IVDU heterosexuals.

    Design

    HIV testing is performed with informed consent in most networks.

    It is mandatory for STD patients in Hungary, while the English and Welsh, Scottish and French networks use unlinked anonymous testing, Setting: Eighteen networks in 17 European countries are participating in the study.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Séropositivité, Prévalence, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Europe, Epidémiologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Sexually transmitted disease, Seropositivity, Prevalence, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Europe, Epidemiology, Human

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0382927

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.