Community prevalence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus in rural and urban Vellore, Tamil Nadu.

@article{Kang2005CommunityPO,
  title={Community prevalence of antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus in rural and urban Vellore, Tamil Nadu.},
  author={Gagandeep Kang and Reuben Samuel and Theophilus Sunder Vijayakumar and Senthamizh Selvi and Gopalan Sridharan and David Brown and Christine A. Wanke},
  journal={The National medical journal of India},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          15-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are becoming increasingly common in India. Currently, antenatal prevalence is a surrogate marker for HIV prevalence in the community. The association between antenatal and community prevalence of HIV needs to be validated so that estimates can be verified or adjusted appropriately. METHODS A probability proportional to size cluster survey was conducted in the Kaniyambadi block of Vellore… CONTINUE READING

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