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HIV-1 seroprevalence and subtypes in police recruits from Afar regional state, Ethiopia.

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Surveillance for HIV-1 prevalence and subtypes in Afar Region, Ethiopia was performed among police recruits in the year 2000, by unlinked anonymous testing. Of 408 samples tested, 26 (6.4%) appeared positive for HIV-1 antibodies. There was a trend for higher HIV-1 seroprevalence in women (9.5%, 9/95) than men (5.4%, 17/313), which was significant in one of the 5 administrative areas: Zone 4 (p = 0.01). Around the principal transportation route connecting Addis Ababa to the harbor of Djibouti ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Ethiopian medical journal
Volume:
40 Suppl 1
Pages:
1-10
Publication date:
2002-04-05
ISSN:
0014-1755
URN:
uuid:e13c9714-ec1a-4daf-8e86-1d11f1b26ca5
Source identifiers:
80444
Local pid:
pubs:80444

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