Migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study: a single center study of epidemiologic migration-specific and clinical features.

@article{Staehelin2004MigrantsFS,
  title={Migrants from sub-Saharan Africa in the Swiss HIV Cohort Study: a single center study of epidemiologic migration-specific and clinical features.},
  author={Cornelia Staehelin and N Egloff and Martin Rickenbach and Christine Kopp and Hansjakob Furrer},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={665-75}
}
According to official Swiss data an increasing number of HIV-positive migrants reside in Switzerland. The present study examined epidemiologic, clinical, and migration-specific characteristics of HIV-infected migrants at the HIV clinic of the University Hospital of Berne, which is one of the centers of the national, prospective Swiss HIV cohort study. Data were collected by chart review. Among the 1331 patients the proportion of northwestern European patients decreased from 88% before 1989 to… CONTINUE READING

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