TABLE 2

Characteristics of Adolescents With Recent Seroconversion in Care

CharacteristicConfirmed (n = 7)Probable (n = 3)Total (N = 10)
Gender/risk group
    Male/MSM101
    Male/heterosexual303
    Female/heterosexual336
Age, median (range), y17.2 (15–18)15.3 (13–18)17.1 (13–18)
Place of diagnosis
    Health care facility639
    Non–health care facility101
Care delay, median (range), da25 (7–54)34 (8–40)26 (7–54)
Acute HIV infectionb
    Yes303
    No437
  • a Number of days between the date of entry into care at the adolescent clinic and first positive HIV test.

  • b Negative or indeterminate HIV antibody test and a positive HIV polymerase chain reaction test at the time of diagnosis.