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OBJECTIVE To study hepatitis C virus infection and related factors among newly reported HIV infections in Henan province. METHODS Both HIV-1 BED incidence and anti-HCV tests were applied on newly reported HIV-1 infections between 1 Jul. 2012 to 30 Jun. 2013 in Henan province. RESULTS 2049 HIV-1 infections were newly reported between 1 July 2012 to 30(More)
SETTING The molecular genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is expected to lead to a better understanding of M. tuberculosis transmission in Xi'an, one of the largest cities in Western China. OBJECTIVE To characterize the population of M. tuberculosis strains circulating in Xi'an and to evaluate the feasibility of the mycobacterial interspersed(More)
There is considerable variability between individuals in susceptibility to infection by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Many social, clinical and genetic factors are known to contribute to the likelihood of HIV transmission, but there is little consensus on the relative importance and potential interaction of these factors. Additionally, recent studies(More)
BACKGROUND In Henan, China, first-line antiretroviral treatment (ART) was implemented early in a large number of treatment-experienced patients who were more likely to have a drug resistance. Therefore, we investigated the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 drug resistance profiles among patients in Henan who experienced virological failure to ART. (More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the related testing indicators variation of HIV long-term non-progress populations. METHODS The long-term non-progress populations in some areas of Henan were recruited, and the study was carried out according to different CD4(+)T lymphocytes counts for two groups. The dynamic characteristics of immune status and viral load between(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of antibody to hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV) among newly reported HIV infection cases in Henan province, 2012-2014. METHODS HIV-1 BED incidence test and anti-HCV test were conducted in newly diagnosed HIV infection cases in Henan, which were reported through national AIDS information system between 1 July 2012 and 30 June(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the condition of HIV-1 drug resistance mutation among failures of first-line antiretroviral therapy in Henan province. METHOD The sub platform of China's legal infectious disease monitoring information reporting system-HIV/AIDS integrated prevention and control data information management system was used to collect the information of(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the progression and drug resistance of long-term non-progressors during three follow-up in Henan province. METHODS In May 2009, 26 cases of long-term non-progressors were recruited who infected HIV more than 10 years with blood collection and supply routes, did not receive anti-retroviral therapy, CD4(+)T lymphocyte count ≥350/μl(More)
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