Epidemiology and clinical features of HIV infection/AIDS in Korea.

  title={Epidemiology and clinical features of HIV infection/AIDS in Korea.},
  author={June Myung Kim and Goon Jae Cho and Sung Kwan Hong and Kyung Hee Chang and Joo Sup Chung and Young Hwa Choi and Young Goo Song and Aejung Huh and Joon Sup Yeom and Kkot Sil Lee and Jun Yong Choi},
  journal={Yonsei medical journal},
  volume={44 3},
HIV infection/AIDS shows characteristic epidemiological and clinical patterns according to the region, country, and race. The epidemiological and clinical patterns of HIV infection/ AIDS in Korea was investigated by retrospectively analyzing the medical records of 176 HIV-infected persons who visited two major referral hospitals of AIDS in Korea from 1985 to April 2000. The most common transmission route was heterosexual contact (52.3%), followed by homosexual contact (23.9%). Among the… CONTINUE READING
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