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Volume 7, Number 3—June 2001

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HIV-1 Group O Infection in Cameroon, 1986 to 1998

Ahidjo Ayouba*Comments to Author , Philippe Mauclère*, Paul M.V. Martin*, Patrick Cunin*, Jermie Mfoupouendoun*, Bernadette Njinku*, Sandrine Souquières†, and François Simon†
Author affiliations: *Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, Yaoundé, Cameroon; †Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, Gabon

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Table 1

Trends in HIV-1/O and /M positivity in two major regions of Cameroon, 1994 to 1998

Periods Total tested Positive (%) HIV-1/M (%) HIV-1/O (%)
Central region
1994-95 6,008 908 (15.1) 859 (14.3) 49 (0.8)
1997-98
5,470
1,823 (33.3)
1,800 (32.9)
23 (0.4)
Total 11,478 2,731 (23.8) 2,659 (23.2) 72 (0.6)
Northern region
1994-95 4,818 1,231 (25.6) 1,215 (25.2) 16 (0.3)
1997-98
2,625
760 (29.0)
750 (28.6)
10 (0.4)
Total 7,443 1,991 (26.7) 1,965 (26.4) 26 (0.3)

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