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HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa not explained by sexual or vertical transmission.

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Author (s): 
Gisselquist, D; Rothenberg, R; Potterat, J; Drucker, Er
Publication details: 
International Journal of STD & AIDS, 2002
Publication in: 
International Journal of STD & AIDS 2002; 13: 657- 666

An expanding body of evidence challenges the conventional hypothesis that sexual transmission is responsible for more than 90% of adult HIV infections in Africa. Differences in epidemic trajectories across Africa do not correspond to differences in sexual