Demographic Profiles of Newly Acquired HIV Infections Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the U.S.

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  • Understanding the demographic and risk profiles of youth with recent HIV infection offers insight for imputing the dynamics of the epidemic and targeting prevention efforts. Three hundred forty-two HIV-positive youth were tested using a Sensitive/Less Sensitive strategy; 33% were classified as recently infected; with the majority (51%) occurring within African Americans. © 2010 Society for Adolescent Medicine.
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  • Sill AM; Constantine NT; Wilson CM; Peralta L
  • Start Page

  • 93
  • End Page

  • 96
  • Volume

  • 46
  • Issue

  • 1