[Serological investigation of HIV infections, HBsAg and syphilis in prostitutes in Elaziğ].

Abstract

It is well known that the infections of AIDS, serum hepatitis and syphilis were transmitted by sexual contact. The sera of 66 prostitutes were investigated for determination of anti-HIV by ELISA, HBsAg by IHA and antibodies to syphilis by TPH methods in area of Elaziğ. The anti-HIV antibodies could not be detected in prostitutes, but HBsAg was positive in 13 (19.7%) and antibodies to syphilis was positive in 6 (9.1%) of total.

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@article{Orak1991SerologicalIO, title={[Serological investigation of HIV infections, HBsAg and syphilis in prostitutes in Elaziğ].}, author={Salim Orak and Ayhan Dalkiliç and Yusuf Ozbal}, journal={Mikrobiyoloji bulteni}, year={1991}, volume={25 1}, pages={51-6} }