A scoping review of prevalence, incidence and risk factors for HIV infection amongst young people in Brazil

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Saffier, Igor Pedrosa; Kawa, Hélia; Harling, Guy;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC Infectious Diseases,volume 17 (issn: 1471-2334, eissn: 1471-2334)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2795-9, pmc: PMC5637257
  • Subject: Brazil | RC109-216 | Research Article | HIV | Adolescents | Young adults | Review | Infectious and parasitic diseases | Science & Technology, Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, HIV, Adolescents, Young adults, Review, RIO-DE-JANEIRO, HUMAN-IMMUNODEFICIENCY-VIRUS, HEPATITIS-C VIRUS, PREGNANT-WOMEN, SOUTHERN BRAZIL, SAO-PAULO, EPIDEMIOLOGIC PROFILE, TESTING CENTERS, MATO-GROSSO, ADOLESCENTS
    mesheuropmc: virus diseases

Abstract Background Despite young people being a key population for HIV prevention, the HIV epidemic amongst young Brazilians is perceived to be growing. We therefore reviewed all published literature on HIV prevalence and risk factors for HIV infection amongst 10-25 ye... View more
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