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HIV infection and sexually transmitted infections among men who have sex with men in Senegal
Background:No epidemiological study has been conducted on HIV and vulnerability to sexually transmitted diseases (STI) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in sub-Saharan Africa Method:A surveyExpand
Adherence to HAART and its principal determinants in a cohort of Senegalese adults
BackgroundAccess to programmes providing highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is recent in Africa. In Senegal, a national initiative was launched in 1998. The capacity of African patients toExpand
The Senegalese government's highly active antiretroviral therapy initiative: an 18-month follow-up study
ObjectiveTo study the feasibility, effectiveness, adherence, toxicity and viral resistance in an African government HAART initiative. MethodsA prospective observational cohort study started in DakarExpand
Low and stable HIV infection rates in Senegal: natural course of the epidemic or evidence for success of prevention?
OBJECTIVES To document the level of HIV infection in Senegal and also to review evidence of the impact of efforts in prevention, developed by the National AIDS Control Programme and the CivilExpand
HIV prevalence, previous HIV testing, and condom use with clients and regular partners among Senegalese commercial sex workers
Objectives: To assess HIV prevalence and risk factors for HIV infection, to investigate condom use among registered female commercial sex workers (CSWs) in Senegal, West Africa, and to examine theExpand
Slower heterosexual spread of HIV-2 than HIV-1
Because of the similar virological properties of HIV types 1 and 2, HIV-2 was assumed to be as infectious and capable of inducing AIDS as HIV-1. Seroepidemiological studies have shown significantExpand
Root nodulation of Sesbania rostrata.
The tropical legume Sesbania rostrata can be nodulated by Azorhizobium caulinodans on both its stem and its root system. Here we investigate in detail the process of root nodulation and show thatExpand
Mobility and the spread of human immunodeficiency virus into rural areas of West Africa.
BACKGROUND In eastern and southern Africa, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic appeared first in urban centres and then spread to rural areas. Its overall prevalence is lower in WestExpand
Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtypes differ in disease progression.
At least 10 different genetic human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) subtypes (A-J) are responsible for the AIDS pandemic. Much of the understanding of HIV-1 disease progression derives fromExpand
Diversity of indigeneous bradyrhizobia associated with three cowpea cultivars (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) grown under limited and favorable water conditions in Senegal (West Africa)
The diversity of Bradyrhizobium strains nodulating three cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) cultivars in favorable and water-limited conditions occuring at flowering was analysed. PCR- RestrictionExpand