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nontobacco substance use, sexual abuse, hiv, and sexually transmitted infection among street children in kolkata, india.a community-based cross-sectional study among 554 kolkata city street children assessed nontobacco substance use and sexual abuses along with human immunodeficiency virus (hiv)/ sexually transmitted infections (stis) during 2007, using conventional cluster sampling technique for "hard-to-reach population" with a field-tested questionnaire and the collection of a blood sample for hiv and syphilis serology testing as a composite indicator of stis. the reported prevalence of nontobacco substance us ...201020590379
Syphilis seroprevalence among patients attending a sexually transmitted disease clinic in West Bengal, India.Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and is a major public health concern in India. The trend of syphilis infection was studied in attendees aged 15-49 years in an STD clinic in West Bengal from 2004 to 2008. Blood samples were collected from 250 consecutive patients per year (a total of 1,250 samples over 5 years); the patients attended the STD clinic for 12 weeks (October-December) each year, and the serostatus of syphilis was determined qualitatively with the Venereal Disease ...201122116330
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