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  1. Excluding blood donors at high risk of HIV infection in a west African city.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To examine the potential impact of deferral of blood donors at high risk of HIV infection in a west African city where blood is screened for HIV antibodies but no other special measures are taken to protect the blood supply.

    Design-Cross sectional study

    Setting-National Blood Transfusion Centre and Project RETRO-CI, an international collaborative AIDS research project, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

    Subjects-1257 male first time blood donors

    Interventions-Blood donors were interviewed about demographic and behavioural characteristics and tested for HIV antibodies by enzyme immunoassay and, if positive, synthetic peptide based tests.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Dépistage, Facteur risque, Homme, Transfusion, Donneur sang, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Afrique Ouest, Afrique, Sélection

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Medical screening, Risk factor, Human, Transfusion, Blood donor, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, West Africa, Africa, Selection

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

    Cote : 94-0191833

    Code Inist : 002B27D01. Création : 199406.