HIV Seroconversion in the U.S. Army

Robert Allard, John G. Mcneil, John F. Brundage, Richard N. Miller, Donald S. Burke, Z. Frank Wann

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Abstract

To the Editor: With reference to the report by McNeil et al. (June 15 issue)* of the incidence of HIV infection among U.S. Army personnel, I think that information on the types of behavior associated with the 101 seroconversions should have been provided. Although the analysis of data on the incidence and prevalence of HIV infection can still usefully be based on the well-known risk groups, it is increasingly apparent that a more complete understanding of the transmission of this virus will result from consideration of each subject's relevant behavior. This remains true even when one is studying a group….

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1477-1478
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume321
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 23 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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