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Emerg Infect Dis

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To determine HIV prevalence and place of exposure for illegal migrants in Italy, we tested 3,003 illegal adult migrants for HIV; 29 (0.97%) were HIV positive. Antibody avidity index results (indicators of time of infection) were available for 27 of those persons and showed that 6 (22.2%) presumably acquired their infection after migration.200

Topics: Dispatch, HIV/AIDS and other retroviruses, viruses, migrants, prevalence, exposure, Italy, dispatch, Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Female, HIV Infections, HIV Seropositivity, HIV-1, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Prostitution, Risk Factors, Risk-Taking, Transients and Migrants, Unsafe Sex, Young Adult
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