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Clinical and Epidemiological Characteristics of Adult and Adolescent Patients Newly Diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus at a Jamaican Clinic for Sexually Transmitted Infections

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360–3
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The clinical features of persons newly diagnosed with HIV infection, in decreasing order of frequency, were generalized lymphadenopathy, skin rash, oral candidiasis, cough and weight loss.

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013

Contact Investigation in the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV Comparing Urban and Rural Outcomes in Jamaica

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282–6

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Background and Purpose: The contact investigators played a significant role in the decline of infectious syphilis in Jamaica and are likely important players in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) in the HIV programme. A brief evaluation was done comparing the outcomes of contact investigation in Kingston and St Andrew (KSA) with that of the contact investigation in two rural parishes.

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e-Published: 19 Jul, 2013
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