CORELATION OF HIV WITH PROSTITUTION IN PUNJAB

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JAVERIA MEHMOOD
SAIRA SAIF
WAJEEHA IRAM
HAMNA JAVEED
HIRA IFTIKHAR
UJALA KHAN
MUDASARA SIKANDAR
ABDUL MANAN
MUHAMMAD IRFAN
MUHAMMAD WAQAR MAZHAR

Abstract

Introduction: HIV belongs to the genus lentivirus within the family of retroviridae and subfamily orthoretrovirinae.  In 2017, 1.8 million people were infected with AIDSand 940,000 died due to this serious disease. HIV found in semen, blood, vaginal and anal fluids, breast milk. It is mainly passes on through unprotected sex, sharing needles or syringes and pregnancy during birth and also passed from one person to other person through this route.

Methodology: The HIV patient’s blood sample collected in vial, serological test and HIV Elisa test performed on Elisa plate Reader.

Results: The results shows that 35 (70.00%) out of 50 patients were HIV Elisa positive while15 individuals were HIV Elisa negative. The maximum no of patients were observed in age 45 and 55, minimum no. of patients were found in both age 63 and 25.

Conclusion: These positive tests suggests that the spread of the HIV is due to the unsafe sex or oral sex. Sex may be randomly with HIV effected patients or they do sex without the use of condom. Other main reasons that are responsible for the transmission of HIV includes common use of syringes either by the doctors or by the drug addicted patients that usually share common syringes.

Keywords:
HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus), AIDS (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome), cDNA, RNA, GP (Glycoprotein)

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MEHMOOD, J., SAIF, S., IRAM, W., JAVEED, H., IFTIKHAR, H., KHAN, U., SIKANDAR, M., MANAN, A., IRFAN, M., & MAZHAR, M. W. (2021). CORELATION OF HIV WITH PROSTITUTION IN PUNJAB. Asian Journal of Advances in Medical Science, 3(4), 187-189. Retrieved from http://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIMS/article/view/2527
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