HIV infection among dental patients.

  title={HIV infection among dental patients.},
  author={nbspC.SANTHANA Lakshmi and Avinash G. Kumar and Sadu Subbarayudu and B. S. Y. Rao},
  journal={Journal of the Indian Medical Association},
  volume={96 9},
Oral manifestations may be the important indicators of ongoing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Serum samples were collected from 100 patients repeatedly attending dental outpatients' department of SV Medical College and SVRR Hospital, Tirupati and tested for the presence of HIV antibodies. HIV 1 antibodies were detected in one person, the seropositivity rate being 1%. 

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