HIV-1, HIV-2, and HTLV-I infection in high-risk groups in Brazil.

  title={HIV-1, HIV-2, and HTLV-I infection in high-risk groups in Brazil.},
  author={Esteban Cort{\'e}s and Roger Detels and David Michael Aboulafia and Xiang Li and Tarsem L. Moudgil and M Alam and Cl{\'a}udia Costa Bonecker and Alex C. Gonzaga and L K Oyafuso and M Tondo},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={320 15},
We conducted a serologic survey for antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus types 1 and 2 (HIV-1 and HIV-2) and human T-cell lymphotropic virus Type I (HTLV-I) in 704 Brazilians with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) or at risk for it. The study population included 70 homosexual men (11 of whom were prostitutes), 58 bisexual men (19 of whom were prostitutes), 101 female prostitutes from three socioeconomic groups, 13 wives of men with hemophilia who were seropositive for HIV-1… CONTINUE READING


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