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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 123--125

Prevalence of infection in aligarh

A Malik 
 Dept. of Microbiology, J.N. Medical College, A.M.U, Aligarh, India

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A Malik
Dept. of Microbiology, J.N. Medical College, A.M.U, Aligarh
India

ABSTRACT: The study showed an increasing trend in the prevalence of HIV infection in the last 10 years from zero in 1987 to 5.2 per thousand in 1997. A total of 6041 persons were screened for HIV infection. 29 cases were found HIV seropositive. Out of these, 26 cases were HIV-1 positive while 3 cases were found positive for HIV-2, 55.1 percent of the total seropositives were detected in sexually active age group of 21-30 years. In the paediatric age group 4 of 89 (44.9/1000) children considered to be at risk of having HIV infection were found positive.

How to cite this article:
Malik A. Prevalence of infection in aligarh.Indian J Med Microbiol 1998;16:123-125

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Malik A. Prevalence of infection in aligarh. Indian J Med Microbiol [serial online] 1998 [cited 2020 Jul 9 ];16:123-125
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