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Table 2 Serological prevalence of HIV, HCV, syphilis and HSV-2

From: Blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections: a cross-sectional study in a Swiss prison

  n % (95% CI) 2009 2011 p-valuea
HIV (Ag/Ab Combo+ & Inno-Lia+) 1/270 0.4% (0.1–2.1) 0/115 (0%) 1/155 (0.7%) 1
Syphilis (ELISA+ & TPHA+ & RPR+) 3/271 1.1% (0.4–3.2) 2/114 (1.8%) 2/157 (1.3%) 1
HSV-2 (ELISA HSV-2+) 35/156 22.4% (16.6–29.6) 35/156 (22.4%)
HCV (EIA+ & Inno-Lia+) 17/273 6.2% (3.9–9.7) 8/116 (6.9%) 9/157 (5.7%) .694
  1. 95% CI: 95% confidence interval
  2. aChi-square tests or Fisher exact tests. Significant p-values are highlighted in bold