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  1. The changing spectrum of AIDS index diseases in Canada.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To describe the changing spectrum of AIDS index diseases in Canada over a 10-year period from 1981 to 1991.

    Design 

    A descriptive, population-based study.

    Setting 

    Canada.

    Patients 

    All cases of AIDS in Canada reported by the Division of HIV/AIDS Epidemiology of the Department of National Health and Welfare.

    Main outcome measures 

    Age-standardized rates of initial AIDS manifestations (1987 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention case definition), by year of diagnosis among adults in Canada.

    Results 

    A total of 6641 adult AIDS cases were examined.

    The rate of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) peaked in 1989 with a rate of 3.18 per 100000, declining to 2.74 per 100000 in 1991 (P=0.894).

    Mots-clés Pascal : SIDA, Virose, Infection, Incidence, Surveillance sanitaire, Epidémiologie, Symptomatologie, Homme, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Incidence, Sanitary surveillance, Epidemiology, Symptomatology, Human, Canada, North America, America, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

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

    Cote : 94-0529628

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199501.