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2nd-generation HIV surveillance and injecting drug use: uncovering the epidemiological ice-berg.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature84543
Source
Int J Public Health. 2007;52(3):166-72
Publication Type
Article
Date
2007
Author
Reintjes Ralf
Wiessing Lucas
Author Affiliation
Department of Public Health, Faculty Life Sciences, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany. Ralf.Reintjes@rzbd.haw-hamburg.de
Source
Int J Public Health. 2007;52(3):166-72
Date
2007
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - epidemiology - prevention & control - therapy
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Europe - epidemiology
HIV Infections - epidemiology - prevention & control - therapy
Hepatitis C - epidemiology
Humans
Norway - epidemiology
Population Surveillance
Prevalence
Risk factors
Risk-Taking
Substance Abuse, Intravenous - epidemiology
Turkey - epidemiology
Abstract
OBJECTIVES: HIV/AIDS surveillance methods are under revision as the diversity of HIV epidemics is becoming more apparent. The so called "2nd generation surveillance (SGS) systems" aim to enhance surveillance by broadening the range of indicators to prevalence, behaviors and correlates, for a better understanding and a more complete and timely awareness of evolving epidemics. METHODS: Concepts of HIV SGS are reviewed with a special focus on injecting drug users, a major at-risk and hard to reach group in Europe, a region with mainly low or concentrated epidemics. RESULTS: The scope of HIV/AIDS surveillance needs to be broadened following principles of SGS. Specifically for IDUs we propose including hepatitis C data as indicator for injecting risk in routine systems like those monitoring sexually transmitted infections and information on knowledge and attitudes as potential major determinants of risk behavior. CONCLUSIONS: The suggested approach should lead to more complete and timely information for public health interventions, however there is a clear need for comparative validation studies to assess the validity, reliability and cost-effectiveness of traditional and enhanced HIV/AIDS surveillance systems.
PubMed ID
17958283 View in PubMed
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[3 cases of viral carriage detected during screening for HIV antibodies].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature226768
Source
Zh Mikrobiol Epidemiol Immunobiol. 1991 Mar;(3):16-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-1991
Author
E M Shelukhina
E V Chekunova
G R Matsevich
I A Okunev
S S Marennikova
M R Zak
Source
Zh Mikrobiol Epidemiol Immunobiol. 1991 Mar;(3):16-8
Date
Mar-1991
Language
Russian
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - epidemiology - immunology - prevention & control
Blood Donors
Carrier State - epidemiology - immunology - prevention & control
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
HIV Antibodies - blood
HIV Seropositivity - epidemiology - immunology
HIV-1 - immunology
Humans
Immunoblotting
Lithuania - epidemiology
Mass Screening - methods
Moscow - epidemiology
Risk factors
Abstract
The results of screening more than 23,000 serum samples from persons belonging to risk groups, as well as those not belonging to such groups, in Moscow, Vilnius and Klaipeda are presented. Screening was carried out with the use of an assay system manufactured by the Scientific and Industrial Amalgamation "Antigen" (USSR). In this screening 3 HIV carriers were detected; of these, 2 were foreign students from two African countries.
PubMed ID
1872091 View in PubMed
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[3 cases of visceral leishmaniasis, one in a HIV-positive man]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature8254
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1991 May 27;153(22):1591-2
Publication Type
Article
Date
May-27-1991
Author
U. Balslev
F. Jonsbo
J. Junge
K D Bentsen
Author Affiliation
Hvidovre Hospital, København.
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1991 May 27;153(22):1591-2
Date
May-27-1991
Language
Danish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - complications - diagnosis
Adult
English Abstract
HIV Seropositivity - complications - diagnosis
Humans
Infant
Leishmaniasis, Visceral - complications - diagnosis - drug therapy
Male
Opportunistic Infections - etiology
Abstract
Three cases of visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) are presented. One of these was in a 43-year-old patient with AIDS who was infected in Southern Spain. Another was in a man aged 25 years infected in West Africa. These cases are the first two adults to be reported in Denmark. The third case was an 18 month old previously healthy boy, infected in Southern Spain. The symptomtology, diagnosis and treatment of the disease are discussed and it is stressed that serological diagnostic tests have limited value in HIV positive patients.
PubMed ID
2058021 View in PubMed
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[4-year experience of the Lund model for HIV/AIDS prevention. Needle-exchange program as a bridge to continued care of drug addicts]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature8257
Source
Lakartidningen. 1991 May 8;88(19):1797, 1799
Publication Type
Article
Date
May-8-1991

[10 years of experiences with HIV and AIDS care. A report from a dermato-venereological clinic]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature7846
Source
Lakartidningen. 1995 Nov 8;92(45):4172-4
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-8-1995
Author
I M Bergbrant
C. HÃ¥kansson
G B Löwhagen
E. Voog
Author Affiliation
Divisionen för hud- och könssjukvård, Sahlgrenska sjukhuset, Göteborg.
Source
Lakartidningen. 1995 Nov 8;92(45):4172-4
Date
Nov-8-1995
Language
Swedish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - diagnosis - mortality - therapy
Dermatology
Evaluation Studies
HIV Infections - diagnosis - mortality - therapy
Hospital Departments
Hospital Units
Humans
Sweden
Venereology
PubMed ID
7475537 View in PubMed
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[10 years with HIV/AIDS. New dimensions in old ethical problems. Abolish compulsory testing, impose time-limit on isolation]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature8159
Source
Lakartidningen. 1992 Jul 8;89(28-29):2458-60
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-8-1992
Author
O. Berglund
Author Affiliation
Infektionskliniken, Huddinge sjukhus.
Source
Lakartidningen. 1992 Jul 8;89(28-29):2458-60
Date
Jul-8-1992
Language
Swedish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
AIDS Serodiagnosis - psychology
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - diagnosis - prevention & control - psychology
Adult
Ethics, Medical
HIV Seropositivity - diagnosis - psychology
Humans
Legislation, Medical
Male
Patient Isolation - psychology
Sweden
Notes
Comment In: Lakartidningen. 1993 Sep 8;90(36):29498366718
PubMed ID
1507968 View in PubMed
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The 16th international AIDS conference, Toronto, 2006: working to increase the response to the growing global epidemic.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature162558
Source
West Indian Med J. 2007 Jan;56(1):1-4
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jan-2007

The 16th International Conference on AIDS: will it leave a legacy?

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature160673
Source
MedGenMed. 2007;9(2):15
Publication Type
Article
Date
2007

45,000 may have been infected with HIV.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature212820
Source
CMAJ. 1996 Feb 1;154(3):372
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-1-1996
Source
CMAJ. 1996 Feb 1;154(3):372
Date
Feb-1-1996
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - epidemiology
Canada - epidemiology
HIV Infections - epidemiology
Humans
PubMed ID
8564907 View in PubMed
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