[Analysis of antibodies against human immunodeficiency virus on a voluntary basis in healthy persons in Amsterdam 1988 and 1989].


At the Municipal Health Service of Amsterdam it is possible to be tested for HIV antibodies after signing an informed consent. In 1988, 1247 persons were tested (797 men, 450 women) and in 1989, 1400 persons (869 men, 531 women). Fifty-eight persons were identified as HIV-seropositive for the first time (1988: 24 men, 3 women; 1989: 28 men, 3 women). All… (More)