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Comparative prevalence, incidence and short‐term prognosis of cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions amongst HIV‐positive and HIV‐negative women
Objective: To investigate the impact of HIV infection on the prevalence, incidence and short‐term prognosis of squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL), in a prospective study with 1‐year follow‐up.Expand
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Proinflammatory cytokine expression in cervicovaginal secretions of normal and HIV-infected women.
Proinflammatory cytokines may stimulate replication and spread of HIV. To evaluate to what extent the female genital tract represents a source of these cytokines, we determined TNF-alpha, IL-1 betaExpand
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Tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus infection in west Burkina Faso: clinical presentation and clinical evolution.
OBJECTIVE To study the relationship between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and tuberculosis (TB) in a West African country. DESIGN A cohort study in TB patients at the TB centre ofExpand
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Selection of drug-resistant variants in the female genital tract of human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected women receiving antiretroviral therapy.
We investigated human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1 RNA, proviral DNA, and antiretroviral drug-resistant variants in cervicovaginal secretions of HIV-1-infected women receiving antiretroviralExpand
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Famciclovir vs. aciclovir in immunocompetent patients with recurrent genital herpes infections: a parallel‐groups, randomized, double‐blind clinical trial
Background Twice‐daily therapy with famciclovir (FCV) was shown to be effective for episodic therapy for recurrent genital herpes in a large placebo‐controlled trial. However, no study has beenExpand
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HIV infection and severe malnutrition: a clinical and epidemiological study in Burkina Faso.
OBJECTIVE To define a clinical profile indicative of HIV infection in a population of severely malnourished children in Burkina Faso. A total of 433 children (average age, 19 months) were recruitedExpand
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Patients’ profile, burden of disease and quality of life in recurrent herpes labialis: a survey conducted in USA and France
Editor Herpes labialis (HL) is a very frequent disease that affects millions of people. In France, the HERPIMAX study reported a lifetime prevalence of 38.3% and the INSTANT study showed an annualExpand
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Evaluating the process of tailoring the global HIV/AIDS practice guidelines for use in developing countries.
OBJECTIVE To describe a systematic procedure for adapting, or 'tailoring' the World Health Organisation's 'global guidelines for the management of HIV/AIDS in adults and children' for use in twoExpand
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