To describe the pattern of newly diagnosed HIV infection in Australia, between 1984 and 1992.
State and Territory health authorities reported cases of newly diagnosed HIV infection to the national HIV surveillance centre.
Information sought on each case included the State or Territory of diagnosis, the case identifying number, the sex, date of birth and postcode of residence of the person with newly diagnosed HIV infection, the source of exposure to HIV and the date of specimen collection for the diagnosis of infection.
By the end of December 1992, a total of 16765 cases of newly diagnosed HIV infection had been reported in Australia.
The annual number of cases declined between 1985 and 1992.
Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Diagnostic, Mode transmission, Epidémiologie, Australie, Océanie, Homme, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit, Maladie sexuellement transmissible
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Diagnosis, Transmission mode, Epidemiology, Australia, Oceania, Human, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency, Sexually transmitted disease
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Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.