To compare the seroprevalence of and risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) among patients attending a public sexually transmitted disease clinic, the authors conducted both voluntary and blinded seroprevalence surveys between June 1989 and August 1990.
For the voluntary survey, every twenty-fifth patient attending the clinic for a new problem was invited to receive anonymous testing for HIV antibody.
For the blinded survey, sera obtained for syphilis serologies from 2,297 (86%) of the 2,682 patients attending the clinic for a new problem were tested for HIV antibody after all personal identifiers were removed.
Of the 946 eligible patients, 631 (66.7%) agreed to participate in the voluntary survey.
Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Sérologie, Homme, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Immunopathologie, Hémopathie, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Virus HIV1, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Facteur risque, Volontaire, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Centre santé
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Serology, Human, Sexually transmitted disease, Immunopathology, Hemopathy, Epidemiology, Prevalence, HIV-1 virus, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Risk factor, Volunteer, California, United States, North America, America, Health center
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