Milena R Simić

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OBJECTIVE To explore female and transvestite sex workers' perceptions of risk in the sex work environment in Serbia. DESIGN Qualitative interview study. SETTING Street based locations for sex work in Belgrade and Pancevo, Serbia. PARTICIPANTS 31 female and transvestite sex workers. RESULTS Violence, including police violence, was reported as a(More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about the prevalence of HIV or HCV in injecting drug users (IDUs) in Serbia and Montenegro. We measured prevalence of antibodies to HIV (anti-HIV) and hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV), and risk factors for anti-HCV, in community-recruited IDUs in Belgrade and Podgorica, and determined the performance of a parallel rapid HIV testing(More)
The examination of the aerial parts, roots, and seeds of the endemic plant Rindera umbellata is reported in this paper for the first time. Phytochemical investigation of R. umbellata led to the isolation and characterization of ten pyrrolizidine alkaloids and eleven fatty acids in the form of triglycerides. Pyrrolizidine alkaloids 1-9 were found in the(More)
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