Explosive spread of HIV-1 and sexually transmitted diseases in Cambodia.

  title={Explosive spread of HIV-1 and sexually transmitted diseases in Cambodia.},
  author={Caroline A Ryan and O V Vathiny and Pamina M. Gorbach and Hor Bun Leng and Alain Berlioz-Arthaud and William L. H. Whittington and King K. Holmes},
  volume={351 9110},
A cross-sectional study conducted in 5 locations in Cambodia (Phnom Penh, Svay Pak, Sihanoukville, Battambang, and Sisophon) in 1996, compared prevalences of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in 314 women seeking reproductive health services, 322 male police and military personnel, and 437 brothel-based sex workers (SWs). Among SWs, 38.7% had chlamydial and/or gonococcal infection and 13.8% were syphilis seroreactive. Among police and military personnel, 2.1% had chlamydial… CONTINUE READING


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