HIV diagnosis, linkage to HIV care, and HIV risk behaviors among newly diagnosed HIV-positive female sex workers in Kigali, Rwanda.

@article{Braunstein2011HIVDL,
  title={HIV diagnosis, linkage to HIV care, and HIV risk behaviors among newly diagnosed HIV-positive female sex workers in Kigali, Rwanda.},
  author={Sarah L. Braunstein and M. Chantal Umulisa and Nienke J Veldhuijzen and Evelyne Kestelyn and Chantal Marie Ingabire and Jeanine Nyinawabega and Janneke H H M van de Wijgert and Denis Nash},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2011},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={e70-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate linkage-to-care, sexual behavior change, and psychosocial experiences among newly HIV-diagnosed female sex workers (FSWs) in Rwanda. METHODS FSWs (n = 800) with unknown serostatus were screened for HIV during 2007/2008. Women testing HIV positive (n = 192) were referred to care and asked to return for interviews and laboratory testing 12-36 months postdiagnosis. One hundred fourty-one women (73%) returned for the postdiagnosis visit. RESULTS Median CD4 count at… CONTINUE READING
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