TITLE

HIV infection among rural trauma patients: A blind serosurvey and literature review

AUTHOR(S)
Ankney, Raymond N.; Kurek, Stanley J.; Miller, S. Lee; Hughes, K. Michael; Coil, James A.
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;May1998, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p447
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the HIV seroprevalence among patients treated at a rural trauma center in western-central Pennsylvania from September 26, 1994 to November 3, 1995 in order to predict the low incidence of HIV infection in the region. Low HIV seroprevalence among patients treated at the trauma center; Cost of the study per patient; Cost-effectiveness of the screening.
ACCESSION #
587314

 

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