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  1. HIV and syphilis seroprevalence among clients with sexually transmitted diseases attending a walk-in clinic at Cook County Hospital.

    Article - En anglais

    Background and Objectives 

    To determine the HIV and syphilis seroprevalence in patients with suspected sexually transmitted diseases at an urban walk-in clinic.

    Methods 

    Between January and November 1991,515 patients with suspected sexually transmitted diseases were simultaneously tested for syphilis and HIV antibodies.

    Results 

    The cohort studied was young (85% were<40 years), 81% were black, 11% Hispanic, and 71% reported heterosexual contact as the primary HIV risk factor.

    HIV seroprevalence was 8% (41/515), (95% confidence interval [95% CI], 5.66%, 10.34%). Syphilis seroprevalence rate was 21.4% (110/515), (95% CI 17.86%, 24.94%).

    Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Homme, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Syphilis, Prévalence, Association, Milieu urbain, Etude statistique, Illinois, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Virose, Infection, Tréponématose, Spirochétose, Bactériose, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Human, Sexually transmitted disease, Syphilis, Prevalence, Association, Urban environment, Statistical study, Illinois, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Viral disease, Infection, Treponematosis, Spirachaetosis, Bacteriosis, United States, North America, America, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

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

    Cote : 94-0468884

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199501.