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  1. Temporary expatriation is related to HIV-1 infection in rural Senegal.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives

    To assess temporary expatriation as a risk factor for HIV infection in a rural area of Senegal and to examine the transmission of HIV from expatriates to their families.

    Design

    Cross-sectional study in identified expatriates and in a representative cluster sample of the general population from the same geographical area in northern Senegal.

    Methods

    In 1989, a survey (including questionnaire and serological tests for HIV-1 and HIV-2) was conducted in all expatriates currently living in 11 villages in northern Senegal and spouses of all expatriates (present or not) from this area ( « expatriate » group, n=258).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Migration, Epidémiologie, Virus HIV1, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Facteur risque, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Temporaire, Milieu rural, Sénégal, Afrique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Migration, Epidemiology, HIV-1 virus, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Risk factor, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Temporary, Rural environment, Senegal, Africa, Human

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

    Cote : 93-0643648

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.