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The AIDS epidemic in India: a new method for estimating current human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) incidence rates.
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) incidence rates in India were estimated using a new method that accounts for follow-up bias. Follow-up bias arises in epidemiologic cohort studies when theExpand
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Incidence and predictors of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 seroconversion in patients attending sexually transmitted disease clinics in India.
The first estimates of the seroincidence of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and of the risk factors for seroconversion in a cohort of high-risk patients attending sexually transmittedExpand
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Increasing trend of HIV seroprevalence among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Pune, India.
A total of 4618 tuberculosis patients attending the TB clinic at the Sassoon General Hospitals, Pune between 1991 and 1996 were screened for anti-HIV antibodies. Of these 694 were found reactive inExpand
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Evidence for high prevalence & rapid transmission of HIV among individuals attending STD clinics in Pune, India.
Prevalence and incidence of HIV-1 infection among persons attending two STD clinics in Pune between May 1993 and October 1995 are reported. On screening 5321 persons, the overall prevalence of HIV-1Expand
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Isolation of Chandipura virus from the blood in acute encephalopathy syndrome.
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HIV-2 antibodies in serum samples from Maharashtra state.
Two hundred serum samples were tested to detect the presence of HIV-2 infection in Maharashtra state. The serum samples were derived from various groups including those with high risk behaviour forExpand
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Prevalence of antibodies to polioviruses & enteroviruses excreted by healthy children in Bombay.
A total of 132 healthy children between the ages one month and 12 yr were surveyed to determine the prevalence of antibodies to the three poliovirus serotypes. Among infants up to six months of age,Expand
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Xenodiagnosis of laboratory acquired dengue infection by mosquito inoculation & immunofluorescence.
Les moustiques sont infectes a la fois par alimentation sur le corps du malade et par inoculation ultrathoracique du serum du malade. Des antigenes viraux sont detectes par immunofluorescenceExpand
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Seroepidemiological investigations on human immunodeficiency virus infections in some parts of India.
2597 serum samples from individuals belonging to various groups were screened for antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The majority of the sera screened were from residents of India;Expand
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