A comparison of HIV-1 and HIV-2 infections in hospitalized patients in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

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In late 1988, a cross-sectional study of 1715 adult medical patients hospitalized in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, west Africa, showed an overall prevalence of HIV infection of 46% in men and 28% in women. On the basis of specific testing by whole virus enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), Western blot and synthetic peptide ELISA, HIV-1 infection was found… (More)

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@article{Cock1990ACO, title={A comparison of HIV-1 and HIV-2 infections in hospitalized patients in Abidjan, C{\^o}te d'Ivoire.}, author={Kevin M. De Cock and K P Od{\'e}houri and Robert Colebunders and G Adjorlolo and Marie France Lafontaine and Allison K. Porter and E Gnaor{\'e} and L Diaby and Jacques Moreau and William L Heyward}, journal={AIDS}, year={1990}, volume={4 5}, pages={443-8} }