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Effect of serotesting with counselling on condom use and seroconversion among HIV discordant couples in Africa.
OBJECTIVE--To determine whether HIV testing and counselling increased condom use and decreased heterosexual transmission of HIV in discordant couples. DESIGN--Prospective study. SETTING--Kigali, theExpand
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Men who have sex with men and transgenders in Mumbai, India: an emerging risk group for STIs and HIV.
BACKGROUND Men who have sex with men and transgenders are an important risk group for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). They have risky sexual behaviorsExpand
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Impact of an intervention on HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, and condom use among sex workers in Bombay, India.
OBJECTIVE To develop and test an HIV intervention targeting sex workers and madams in the brothels of Bombay. SUBJECTS AND METHODS In a controlled intervention trial, with measurements before andExpand
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Alcohol Use by Men Is a Risk Factor for the Acquisition of Sexually Transmitted Infections and Human Immunodeficiency Virus From Female Sex Workers in Mumbai, India
Objective: We investigated whether men who were under the influence of alcohol when visiting female sex workers (FSW) were at greater risk for sexually transmitted infections (STI) and humanExpand
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Confidential HIV testing and condom promotion in Africa. Impact on HIV and gonorrhea rates.
OBJECTIVE We evaluated the impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing and counseling on self-reported condom and spermicide use and on corresponding HIV seroconversion and gonorrhea ratesExpand
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HIV infection and risk behaviors among heterosexuals in alcohol treatment programs.
OBJECTIVE To measure the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and high-risk behaviors among heterosexuals in alcohol treatment. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING FiveExpand
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Rising HIV infection rates in Ho Chi Minh City herald emerging AIDS epidemic in Vietnam.
OBJECTIVE To describe the epidemiology of HIV in Ho Chi Minh City in the context of current surveillance data from Vietnam. METHODS Since the late 1980s, HIV surveillance data have been collectedExpand
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Human immunodeficiency virus infection in urban Rwanda. Demographic and behavioral correlates in a representative sample of childbearing women.
OBJECTIVE --To determine behavioral and demographic risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in central Africa. DESIGN --Cross-sectional survey. SETTING --Kigali, Rwanda. Expand
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Predictors of mortality among HIV-infected women in Kigali, Rwanda.
OBJECTIVE To better characterize the natural history of disease due to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in African women. DESIGN Prospective cohort study over a 2-year follow-up period.Expand
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Knowledge, attitudes, and perceived risk of AIDS among urban Rwandan women: relationship to HIV infection and behavior change.
We examined factors associated with perceived risk of AIDS, behavior change, and HIV infection in a representative sample of 1458 child-bearing urban women in Rwanda, central Africa. Although 68% ofExpand
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