HIV Infection, Genital Symptoms and Sexual Risk Behavior among Indian Truck Drivers from a Large Transportation Company in South India

@inproceedings{Dude2009HIVIG,
  title={HIV Infection, Genital Symptoms and Sexual Risk Behavior among Indian Truck Drivers from a Large Transportation Company in South India},
  author={Annie Dude and Ganesh Oruganti and Vinod Kumar and Kenneth H. Mayer and Vijay V. Yeldandi and John Alexis Schneider},
  booktitle={Journal of global infectious diseases},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Sentinel surveillance conducted in the high Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) prevalent state of Andhra Pradesh includes sub-populations thought to be at high-risk for HIV, but has not included truck drivers. Novel HIV prevention programs targeting this population increasingly adopt public - private partnership models. There have been no targeted studies of HIV prevalence and risk behavior among truck drivers belonging to the private sector in India. METHODS A sample of 189 truck… CONTINUE READING