Status and trend of HIV-1 infection and AIDS in Taiwan, December, 1991.

@article{Chang1992StatusAT,
  title={Status and trend of HIV-1 infection and AIDS in Taiwan, December, 1991.},
  author={Po Ya Chang and Kenneth C Lin and Chih Yuan Chuang and Chao Ran Wang and Michael Y. M. Chen and Wilson C. Hsieh and G. R. Wang and David lhsin Cheng and Kenneth S. S. Chang and Young Chun Ko},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of allergy and immunology},
  year={1992},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={65-8}
}
From May 1, 1985 to December 31, 1991, a total of 4,962,707 serum samples from 8 population groups in Taiwan were tested for anti-human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (anti-HIV-1). In total, 256 samples were seropositive; of these individuals, 43 developed acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS): 29 were homosexuals; 5 were hemophiliacs; 8 were heterosexuals and 1 was of unknown risk. Although the prevalence of HIV-1 infection and AIDS remains low compared with other countries, since 1988 the… CONTINUE READING