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Two distinct epidemics: the rise of HIV-1 and decline of HIV-2 infection between 1990 and 2007 in rural Guinea-Bissau.

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OBJECTIVES: To assess changes in HIV incidence and prevalence in Caió, a rural area of Guinea-Bissau, between 1990 and 2007. DESIGN: Three cross-sectional community surveys. METHODS: In 1990, 1997, and 2007, surveys were conducted among adults. The prevalence of HIV-1 and of HIV-2 was estimated for each survey, and incidence rates were calculated for the first (1990-1997) and second period (1997-2007). RESULTS: The HIV-1 incidence was approximately 4.5/1000 person-years in the two periods, wh...

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van der Loeff, MS More by this author
Vincent, T More by this author
Sarge-Njie, R More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)
Volume:
53
Issue:
5
Pages:
640-647
Publication date:
2010-04-05
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EISSN:
1944-7884
ISSN:
1525-4135
URN:
uuid:524025e4-d530-479d-81b9-b21a9f47d679
Source identifiers:
176637
Local pid:
pubs:176637

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