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HIV prevalence in 72 000 urban and rural male army recruits, Ethiopia.

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BACKGROUND: The recent estimate of around 2 million HIV-infected people in Ethiopia derives from data that are sparse, especially in the rural areas where the majority (> 85%) of the population lives. We assessed HIV prevalence in almost 72 000 army recruits who resided in urban and rural areas prior to recruitment. METHODS: Rapid HIV tests, HIVSPOT and Determine, were conducted on blood samples drawn at enrolment from almost 10 000 urban recruits, in 1999, and 62 000 rural recruits, in 2...

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Journal:
AIDS (London, England)
Volume:
17
Issue:
12
Pages:
1835-1840
Publication date:
2003-08-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5571
ISSN:
0269-9370
Source identifiers:
80527
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:80527
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uuid:1fa58b08-8fc2-441e-8a56-5c1868432528
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pubs:80527
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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