HIV incidence among repeat HIV testers with sexually transmitted diseases in Italy. STD Surveillance Working Group.

@article{Suligoi1999HIVIA,
  title={HIV incidence among repeat HIV testers with sexually transmitted diseases in Italy. STD Surveillance Working Group.},
  author={Barbara Suligoi and Massimo Giuliani and Noya Galai and Mario Balducci},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={845-50}
}
OBJECTIVES To provide data on the incidence of HIV infection among repeat testers with sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in Italy. DESIGN Retrospective longitudinal study. METHODS Study participants, enrolled by 47 STD centres throughout Italy, included individuals with a newly diagnosed STD who were tested for HIV at the time of the STD diagnosis and who had a previous documented HIV-negative test. 'Seroconverters' were defined as those individuals who tested HIV-positive at the time of… CONTINUE READING