Fifteen 6. Prostitutes were recruited from 16 different Buenos Aires locations with different economical status.
Moreover, 2 0. HIVseropositive samples were also tested for p24 antigen.
Samples that were positive for HIV-1 antibodies english chat room online free also tested for p24 antigen Abbott. VDRL for syphilis was performed in all samples. VDRL for syphilis performed upon all samples found All women had been treated for frequently occurring sexually transmitted diseases.
The study's serologic indicate a relatively high prevalence of HIV-1 infection among prostitutes working in Buenos Aires. The participants, aged years, also provided data on their sex behavior, health, and socioeconomic conditions.
Information on sexual behaviour, health and socioeconomic conditions was collected through a questionnaire. Positive were confirmed by immunofluorescence assay.
The prevalence of HIV-1 infection was higher among prostitutes working in mask brothels such as saunas and massage houses than among hotel and street prostitutes. Although we did not find any ificant difference between HIV-1 seropositivity and the variables analyzed through the questionnaire, the prevalence of HIV-1 infection was higher in prostitutes working in mask brothels 'sauna gilrs chat massage houses' as compared with hotel or street prostitutes.
Our serologic indicate a relatively high HIV-1 infection among prostitutes working in Buenos Aires.