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Low seroprevalence of HIV and syphilis in pregnant women in refugee camps on the Thai-Burma border.

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SUMMARY: Refugee and migrant populations are considered to be at high risk from sexually transmitted infection (STI) and HIV. Cross-sectional surveys for syphilis and HIV were conducted in antenatal clinics (ANCs) on the Thai-Burmese border. In Mae La refugee camp, the seroprevalence of HIV and syphilis were 0.2% (one of 500) (95% CI 0-1.1) and 0% (0 of 404) (95% CI 0-0.9) in 1997; and 0.4% (two of 500) (95% CI 0.1-1.4) and 0.4% (three of 741) (95% CI 0.1-1.2) in 2005, respectively; syphilis...

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10.1258/ijsa.2008.008034

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
International journal of STD and AIDS
Volume:
19
Issue:
12
Pages:
833-837
Publication date:
2008-12-05
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EISSN:
1758-1052
ISSN:
0956-4624
URN:
uuid:29b54127-66b7-4099-bf15-e320ecaaf44a
Source identifiers:
2126
Local pid:
pubs:2126

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