Recent HIV type 1 infection among participants in a same-day mobile testing pilot study in Zimbabwe

Hong Ha M Truong, Katherine Fritz, Willi McFarland, Wendy Hartogensis, Agnes Fiamma, Thomas J. Coates, Stephen F. Morin

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Abstract

We estimated HIV-1 incidence and characterized risk factors associated with recent infection among participants of a mobile HIV voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) pilot program in two communities in Zimbabwe (N=1096). HIV-1 infection was diagnosed using a parallel rapid testing algorithm. Recent HIV-1 infections were characterized using the BED immunoglobulin G capture enzyme immunoassay (BED-CEIA). HIV prevalence was 28.9% overall and nearly twice as high in women compared to men (39.5% vs. 21.4%, p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)593-595
Number of pages3
JournalAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses
Volume27
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases

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