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Overall HIV-1 prevalence in pregnant women over-estimates HIV-1 in the predominantly rural population of Afar Region.

Abstract:

The appropriateness of sentinel sero-surveillance based upon ante-natal clinic (ANC) attendees to estimate HIV-1 prevalence in the general population has been questioned. In Ethiopia, where the population is heterogeneous and where economic and practical barriers to ANC attendance exist, problems of extrapolation may be exacerbated. We planned an unlinked anonymous sero-survey which included data on basic population characteristics to investigate whether sero-surveillance data from ANCs in Af...

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Journal:
Ethiopian medical journal
Volume:
41 Suppl 1
Pages:
43-49
Publication date:
2003-06-05
ISSN:
0014-1755
URN:
uuid:dd8cff76-d68c-4747-ba57-15445821caf8
Source identifiers:
80547
Local pid:
pubs:80547

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