We determined the impact of the different pre-test probabilities of HIV
prevalence on the performance of these assays.
Boni also remained silent after he learned in 2002 that he'd contracted HIV
and hepatitis C.
In a country with an HIV
prevalence rate of 8.8 percent, communications must captivate the public and encourage behavior change.
* The National Perinatal HIV
Consultation and Referral Service (Perinatal Hotline)
Another study explored why married girls in Kenya and Zambia had a higher risk for HIV
"Men are resistant to get information," she said, adding that HIV
infection rates are up among migrant workers who return from working overseas.
An altered milieu of endocrine or paracrine hormones in the setting of HIV
infection or its treatment may also contribute to adipocyte dysfunction.
Participants who had disclosed their sexual orientation to many persons and those who were aware of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) had elevated odds of having been tested recently (1.3 and 1.5, respectively), as did respondents who had been recruited at a site other than a gay social organization, users of illicit drugs, men who had had six or more male partners, those who had had an STD, those who considered themselves unlikely to be infected with HIV
and those who had told new sex partners in the previous six months their HIV
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"It goes back to literally centuries of unequal treatment of women," says Karina Danvers, director of the Connecticut AIDS Education and Training Center at the Yale School of Nursing in New Haven, who is HIV
Every instance of HIV
transmission, one knowingly remarks, involves someone who's HIV