Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Clinical Hospital № 12, Saratov

Effciency of HIV-infected patients detection in neurological hospitals of large industrial center

Year: 2012, volume 8 Issue: №2 Pages: 563-567
Heading: Neurology Article type: Short message
Authors: Shuldyakov A.A., Kolokolov O.V., Potemina L.P., Abramova T.P., Kolokolova A.M., Lukina E.V., Sholomov I.I., Be-lousov M.I., Gryaznеv R.А., Salina E.A., Ornatskaya N.А., Mysovskaya O.V., Shmelev V.V., Eystrakh V.A., Shumilova A.V., Sotskova V.A.
Organization: Clinical hospital n.a. S. R. Mirotvortsev SSMU, Clinical Hospital № 12, Saratov, Clinical Hospital № 9, Saratov, Saratov State Medical University

Aim of the study: to evaluate the effciency of detection for HIV-infection in patients of neurological departments of Saratov. Materials and methods. We retrospectively analyzed 25 250 medical histories of patients hospitalized into neurological departments of Saratov hospitals between January 2007 and April 2012. Results. Blood samples of 2010 patients (7,96 %) were tested for the presence of HIV-antibodies. 37 patients were HIV-positive (1,84 % of examined patients and 0,15 % of the total number of patients). Conclusion. Increasing popularity and variety of clinical manifestations of HIV-infection requires the expansion of neurological patients whom serum test for antibodies against HIV is needed.

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