Advertisement

Topics

Foreign-Born Individuals with HIV in King County, WA: A Glimpse of the Future of HIV?

08:00 EDT 30th September 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Foreign-Born Individuals with HIV in King County, WA: A Glimpse of the Future of HIV?"

To better understand country of birth-related shifts in the demography of people newly diagnosed with HIV infection, we compared demographic and clinical characteristics of foreign-born and U.S.-born residents of King County, WA diagnosed with HIV from 2006 to 2015. The proportion of cases that were foreign-born increased from 23 to 34% during this time. Most foreign-born cases were born in Africa (34%), Latin America (32%), Asia (22%), or Europe (7%). Latin Americans and Asians were similar to U.S.-born individuals by HIV risk factor and gender, while Africans were more likely to be female and less often men who have sex with men. In 2015, approximately 15% of cases presumptively newly diagnosed in King County were foreign-born individuals who self-reported a pre-immigration HIV diagnosis. Increases in foreign-born individuals previously diagnosed out of country may lead to inaccuracy in the count of new diagnoses, including an over-estimate of community-acquired HIV in King County.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: AIDS and behavior
ISSN: 1573-3254
Pages:

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [10911 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Occupational Safety and Health of Foreign-Born, Latinx Dairy Workers in Colorado.

The US dairy industry, which employs foreign-born, primarily Latinx workers, has a two-fold higher injury rate compared to the national average. Little research has been conducted to understand the fa...

Yield of testing and treatment for tuberculosis among foreign-born persons during contact investigations in the United States: A semi-systematic review.

Contact investigation is an important strategy for maintaining control of tuberculosis (TB) in the United States. However, testing and treatment outcomes specifically to foreign-born populations are p...

Immigration, citizenship, and the mental health of adolescents.

To examine the reported mental health outcomes of adolescent foreign-born non-citizens and adolescent foreign-born U.S. citizens compared to adolescent U.S.-born citizens.

Intersectional nativity and racial/ethnic disparities in human papillomavirus vaccination initiation among U.S. women: a national population-based study.

Overall, foreign-born women are less likely than U.S.-born women to have initiated human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination. However, foreign-born women are a racially/ethnically diverse population, and...

Rates and characteristics of suicide by immigration background in Norway.

Suicide mortality among immigrant groups is an important health issue, particularly in countries with growing segments of immigrant populations such as Norway. Through linkage of Norwegian national re...

Clinical Trials [4796 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Thousand Asian American Study

The "Thousand Asian American Study" or "TAAS" aims to test 2,000 foreign-born and children of foreign born Asian Americans residing in Sacramento county residents for HBV and (2) counsel a...

Post-Hospital Case Management to Improve Clinical Outcomes in Individuals Requiring Mechanical Ventilation

King County Lung Injury Project: Survivor Outcome Study (KCLIP:SOS) is a randomized trial for individuals who have survived prolonged mechanical ventilation (5 days or more). The objective...

Cardio-respiratory Responses During Hypoxic Exercise in Individuals Born Prematurely

This project will consist of two studies, each investigating resting and exercise cardio-respiratory responses during exposure to hypoxia in individuals born prematurely and individuals bo...

Prevention of Permanent Obesity in Children

In the county of Oppland, Norway, questionnaires addressing physical and mental health and socioeconomic status is issued to all (1960) families who meet for the pre-school assessment at t...

Seroimmunity 2007 and Sub Study of the Swedish Population Regarding Vaccine Preventable Disease

This is a randomized cross-sectional study of the Swedish population. Blood samples will be collected from a subpopulation in order to estimate the age specific sero-prevalence of the Swed...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Hospitals controlled by the county government.

Transference of brain tissue, either from a fetus or from a born individual, between individuals of the same species or between individuals of different species.

Measure of histocompatibility at the HL-A locus. Peripheral blood lymphocytes from two individuals are mixed together in tissue culture for several days. Lymphocytes from incompatible individuals will stimulate each other to proliferate significantly (measured by tritiated thymidine uptake) whereas those from compatible individuals will not. In the one-way MLC test, the lymphocytes from one of the individuals are inactivated (usually by treatment with MITOMYCIN or radiation) thereby allowing only the untreated remaining population of cells to proliferate in response to foreign histocompatibility antigens.

Four individuals derived from four FETUSES that were fertilized at or about the same time, developed in the UTERUS simultaneously, and born to the same mother.

Five individuals derived from five FETUSES that were fertilized at or about the same time, developed in the UTERUS simultaneously, and born to the same mother.

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topic

AIDS and HIV
AIDS; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. HIV; Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV infection causes AIDS. HIV infection also causes the production of anti-HIV antibodies, which forms the test for HIV in patients. People who have the HIV antibodies are ...


Searches Linking to this Article