The epidemic of HIV/AIDS in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire: a review of data collected by Projet RETRO-CI from 1987 to 1993.

@article{Djomand1995TheEO,
  title={The epidemic of HIV/AIDS in Abidjan, C{\^o}te d'Ivoire: a review of data collected by Projet RETRO-CI from 1987 to 1993.},
  author={Gaston Djomand and Alan E. Greenberg and Madeleine Sassan-Morokro and Odette Tossou and Mamadou O Diallo and Ehounou Ren{\'e} Ekpini and Peter Denis Ghys and Baba Donafologo Soro and K Brattegaard and Ahoa Yapi},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes and human retrovirology : official publication of the International Retrovirology Association},
  year={1995},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={358-65}
}
We present a review of epidemiologic data collected by Projet RETRO-CI between 1987 and 1993 on trends in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and HIV-2 infections and on cases of AIDS in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. Overall rates of HIV infection in pregnant women had already reached 10% in 1987, and have increased only modestly since then. In contrast, in 1992-1993, rates in men with sexually transmitted diseases and in female commercial sex workers reached 27 and 86%, respectively. The… CONTINUE READING

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