Volume 15, Number 11—November 2009
HIV Infection among Illegal Migrants, Italy, 2004–2007
|Time of migration||Antibody avidity index <0.8 (infection acquired in past 6 mo), no. (%)||Antibody avidity index >0.8 (infection acquired >6 mo earlier), no. (%)|
|Past 6 mo||1 (3.7) (place of infection is undetermined)||4 (14.8) (likely place of infection is country of origin)|
|>6 mo before HIV testing||6 (22.2) (likely place of infection is Italy)||16 (59.3) (place of infection is undetermined)|
1PRISHMA (Prevalence, Incidence, Risk Factors and Identification of Subtypes of HIV in Migrants and Analysis of Specific Antibody Avidity) Study Group: Elena Grassi, Antonella Ricci, and Anna Rodella (Brescia, Italy); Mario Affronti and Tullio Prestileo (Palermo, Italy); Giovanni Baglio, Stefano Buttò, Laura Cacciani, Anna Colucci, Rosaria Cuomo, Pietro Gallo, Vincenza Regine, and Vincenzo Vullo (Rome, Italy).