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  1. Was the 1988 HIV epidemic among Bangkok's injecting drug users a common source outbreak ?

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To describe and understand the genesis of the explosive 1988 HIV epidemic among Thai injecting drug users (IDU) in Bangkok.

    Design

    Two cross-sectional HIV seroprevalence sample surveys (SP-1 and SP-2) of drug users, including IDU at various stages of treatment.

    SP-1, a 10-week estimate of prevalence, was conducted by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) in their detoxification clinics from 5 January to 7 March 1988.

    SP-2 estimated prevalence in 1 week, 12-15 September 1988, in the same 18 BMA clinics.

    Both surveys included an administered questionnaire that gathered demographic and behavioral information.

    Methods

    Analysis of HIV prevalence by clinic in both SP-1 and SP-2, and the relationships between demographic data, behavioral variables, arrest history and HIV positivity in SP-1.

    Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Toxicomanie, Voie intraveineuse, Epidémiologie, Thaïlande, Asie, Homme, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Drug addiction, Intravenous administration, Epidemiology, Thailand, Asia, Human, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

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

    Cote : 94-0354941

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.