Declining HIV-1 incidence and associated prevalence over 10 years in a rural population in south-west Uganda: a cohort study.

@article{Mbulaiteye2002DecliningHI,
  title={Declining HIV-1 incidence and associated prevalence over 10 years in a rural population in south-west Uganda: a cohort study.},
  author={Sam M Mbulaiteye and C{\'e}dric Mah{\'e} and James A G Whitworth and Anthony Ruberantwari and Jessica S Nakiyingi and Amato Ojwiya and Anatoli Kamali},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2002},
  volume={360 9326},
  pages={41-6}
}
BACKGROUND In Uganda, there have been encouraging reports of reductions in HIV-1 prevalence but not in incidence, which is the most reliable measure of epidemic trends. We describe HIV-1 incidence and prevalence trends in a rural population-based cohort between 1989 and 1999. METHODS We surveyed the adult population of 15 neighbouring villages for HIV-1 infection using annual censuses, questionnaires, and serological surveys. We report crude annual incidence rates by calendar year and… CONTINUE READING

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