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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 270--271

Sero-prevalence of HIV infections among STD clinic attenders at Medical College, Calcutta

Department of Dermatology and STD Medical College and Hospital, Calcutta -700 073, India

Correspondence Address:
Paritosh Kumar Banerjee
Department of Dermatology and STD Medical College and Hospital, Calcutta -700 073
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

PMID: 17656964

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A study was undertaken from June 1999 to June 2000 with 4650 subjects, 2177 males and 2473 females, attending the STD clinic at Medical College, Calcutta. Study revealed 1.6% seropositivity. Highest prevalence of HIV seropositivity 5.2% was noted among young males upto 30 years of age. In females highest prevalence of HIV seropositivity was found among the age group of 31-40 years.

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