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HIV Infection in 403 Female Prostitutes in Italy

  • U. Tirelli
  • M. Spina
  • G. Rezza
  • E. Vaccher
  • F. Caprilli
  • M. Giuliani
  • A. Saracco
  • A. Lazzarin
  • D. Serraino
  • G. Gentili
  • V. Accurso
  • S. Mancuso
  • R. De Marcato
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Abstract

Since the beginning of HIV epidemic, it became clear that the modality of transmission was different between Western Countries and Africa (1). Infact, in Africa heterosexual contact is the most important factor in the spread of HIV infection and female prostitutes are considered to be the major reservoir of HIVinfection (2).

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Major Reservoir Regular Sexual Partner Italian Town Female Prostitute Seropositive Partner 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Tirelli
    • 1
  • M. Spina
    • 1
  • G. Rezza
    • 2
  • E. Vaccher
    • 1
  • F. Caprilli
    • 3
  • M. Giuliani
    • 2
  • A. Saracco
    • 4
  • A. Lazzarin
    • 5
  • D. Serraino
    • 1
  • G. Gentili
    • 3
  • V. Accurso
    • 6
  • S. Mancuso
    • 6
  • R. De Marcato
    • 7
  1. 1.Centro di Riferimento Oncologico di AvianoUnità AIDSAviano (PN)Italy
  2. 2.Centro Operativo AIDSIstituto Superiore di SanitàRomaItaly
  3. 3.Istituto DermosifilopaticoOspedale San GallicanoRomaItaly
  4. 4.CNRMilanoItaly
  5. 5.Clinica Malattie Infettive L. SaccoMilanoItaly
  6. 6.Istituto di Clinica Medica e Malattie CardiovascolariUniversità degli Studi di PalermoItaly
  7. 7.II Facoltà di MedicinaUniversità degli Studi di NapoliItaly

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