Prevalence of Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Compared With Selected Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Adolescents and Young Adults in Rural Rakai District, Uganda

@article{Wawer2001PrevalenceOK,
  title={Prevalence of Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Compared With Selected Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Adolescents and Young Adults in Rural Rakai District, Uganda},
  author={M. Wawer and S. Eng and D. Serwadda and N. Sewankambo and N. Kiwanuka and C. Li and R. Gray},
  journal={Sex Transm Dis},
  year={2001},
  volume={28},
  pages={77-81}
}
Background Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) is transmitted by routes such as homosexual intercourse and is associated with HIV infection in industrialized countries. However, there is little information about its transmission in developing countries where Kaposi sarcoma is an endemic disease. Goal To examine KSHV seroprevalence in young adults in a general, rural Ugandan population, and to compare this prevalence with rates of known sexually transmitted infections. Study Design The… Expand
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