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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(8): 3003-3005
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.359


Sero Prevalence of HIV among General Population Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital in Telangana, India
R. Shyamala1*, K. Vijaya2 and D. Achut Rao1
1Department of Microbiology
2Department of Pathology, Mallareddy Medical College for Women, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

In India the first HIV case was detected in 1986, and since then it has been reported from all states and union territories. This is a retrospective study to know the seroprevalence of HIV among patients in a tertiary care hospital. This is a study included 2457 patients who attended Mallareddy Medical College for Women’s Hospital, from January 2016 to December 2016. A total of 2457 patients were tested and out of which 38 were seropositive for HIV, with a prevalence rate of 1.5%. Out of these 38 cases 21 were males, and 17 were females (M: F- 1: 0.8). It is essential to strength then all testing protocols to include referral of HIV positive clients to well established treatment, care and support facilities.


Keywords: Seroprevalence, HIV, Screening.
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Shyamala, R., K. Vijaya and Achut Rao, D. 2017. Sero Prevalence of HIV among General Population Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital in Telangana, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(8): 3003-3005. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.359