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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 4
Burden of HIV infection among rural and urban population of district Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan

Shehzad Zareen, Faiz Ur Rehman, Hira Zareen, Hameed Ur Rehman, Muhmmad Zakir, Aamir Khan, Abid Ur Rehman, Javid Khan and Ziafat Rehman

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the causative agent of lowering down human immunity and causes a complication called acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Humoral and cellular immunity is directed by CD4 T lymphocytes. The current study was conducted in rural and urban areas of Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. About 200 blood samples were collected from susceptible males and females as directed by physicians for the diagnosis of HIV infection. RDT was used for HIV screening. A high prevalence (19.04%) was found in youngsters, elevated prevalence of HIV was observed in male population of Total. This study indicates that Population with low monthly income is more affected by HIV as compare to high monthly income. Married populations are at higher risk of HIV infection. Dental care services are considered to be more prone to HIV infection as there is a use of dental equipment which must be sterilized.
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How to cite this article:
Shehzad Zareen, Faiz Ur Rehman, Hira Zareen, Hameed Ur Rehman, Muhmmad Zakir, Aamir Khan, Abid Ur Rehman, Javid Khan, Ziafat Rehman. Burden of HIV infection among rural and urban population of district Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(4):1084-1088.
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