HIV Infection in Brazil

Richard S. Beach, Emilio Mantero-Atienza, Marianna K. Fordyce-Baum, Ronald K. Prineas, Enrique Zelaya, Mirna Thiebaud de Alvarenga, Luis Antonio Loyola, Guillermo Gosset, Romilio T. Espejo, Paulina Uribe, Cecilia Sepulveda, Thomas R. O'brien, William Heyward, Scott D. Holmberg, Charles A. Schable, Gerald Schochetman, James W. Curran, David D. ho, Roger Detels, Eduardo Cortes

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To the Editor: Regarding the issue of HIV infection and AIDS in the Americas, the situation in Brazil reported by Cortes et al. (April 13 issue)1 is certainly not unique. The authors suggest a fourth pattern of the spread of HIV infection: from an initially male homosexual population to the larger heterosexual population by means of bisexual persons rather than intravenous drug users. Data forthcoming from Honduras would support such a theory. With 248 cases of AIDS documented as of March 31, 1989, Honduras has the largest number of patients with AIDS in Central America and an incidence of 44…

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)830-832
Number of pages3
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume321
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 21 1989
Externally publishedYes

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Honduras
HIV Infections
Brazil
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Central America
Heterosexuality
Drug Users
Population
Incidence
Sexual Minorities

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Beach, R. S., Mantero-Atienza, E., Fordyce-Baum, M. K., Prineas, R. K., Zelaya, E., de Alvarenga, M. T., ... Cortes, E. (1989). HIV Infection in Brazil. New England Journal of Medicine, 321(12), 830-832. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM198909213211213

HIV Infection in Brazil. / Beach, Richard S.; Mantero-Atienza, Emilio; Fordyce-Baum, Marianna K.; Prineas, Ronald K.; Zelaya, Enrique; de Alvarenga, Mirna Thiebaud; Loyola, Luis Antonio; Gosset, Guillermo; Espejo, Romilio T.; Uribe, Paulina; Sepulveda, Cecilia; O'brien, Thomas R.; Heyward, William; Holmberg, Scott D.; Schable, Charles A.; Schochetman, Gerald; Curran, James W.; ho, David D.; Detels, Roger; Cortes, Eduardo.

In: New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 321, No. 12, 21.09.1989, p. 830-832.

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Beach, RS, Mantero-Atienza, E, Fordyce-Baum, MK, Prineas, RK, Zelaya, E, de Alvarenga, MT, Loyola, LA, Gosset, G, Espejo, RT, Uribe, P, Sepulveda, C, O'brien, TR, Heyward, W, Holmberg, SD, Schable, CA, Schochetman, G, Curran, JW, ho, DD, Detels, R & Cortes, E 1989, 'HIV Infection in Brazil', New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 321, no. 12, pp. 830-832. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM198909213211213
Beach RS, Mantero-Atienza E, Fordyce-Baum MK, Prineas RK, Zelaya E, de Alvarenga MT et al. HIV Infection in Brazil. New England Journal of Medicine. 1989 Sep 21;321(12):830-832. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM198909213211213
Beach, Richard S. ; Mantero-Atienza, Emilio ; Fordyce-Baum, Marianna K. ; Prineas, Ronald K. ; Zelaya, Enrique ; de Alvarenga, Mirna Thiebaud ; Loyola, Luis Antonio ; Gosset, Guillermo ; Espejo, Romilio T. ; Uribe, Paulina ; Sepulveda, Cecilia ; O'brien, Thomas R. ; Heyward, William ; Holmberg, Scott D. ; Schable, Charles A. ; Schochetman, Gerald ; Curran, James W. ; ho, David D. ; Detels, Roger ; Cortes, Eduardo. / HIV Infection in Brazil. In: New England Journal of Medicine. 1989 ; Vol. 321, No. 12. pp. 830-832.
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