Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 15th, 2005
In a recent report, researchers in Australia conducted a study to "compare trends and rates of HIV and sexually transmitted infections in indigenous and nonindigenous people of Western Australia."
"WA notification data for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, and primary and secondary syphilis in 2002, and for HIV infections from 1983 to 2002" was analyzed and rates "of HIV and sexually transmitted infection by indigenous status" were determined.
"In 2002," wrote M.R. Wright and colleagues at the Australia Communicable Diseases Control Directorate...
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