Genital tract infections among HIV-infected pregnant women in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia.

@article{Aboud2008GenitalTI,
  title={Genital tract infections among HIV-infected pregnant women in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia.},
  author={Said Aboud and Gernard I. Msamanga and Jennifer Suzanne Read and Anthony K Mwatha and Ying Q. Chen and Dara Potter and Megan Valentine and Utkarsh Sharma and Isabell Hoffmann and T. E. Taha and Robert L Goldenberg and Wafaie Wahib Fawzi},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={824-32}
}
SUMMARY The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence and factors associated with genital tract infections among HIV-infected pregnant women from African sites. Participants were recruited from Blantyre and Lilongwe, Malawi; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and Lusaka, Zambia. Genital tract infections were assessed at baseline. Of 2627 eligible women enrolled, 2292 were HIV-infected. Of these, 47.8% had bacterial vaginosis (BV), 22.4% had vaginal candidiasis, 18.8% had trichomoniasis, 8.5% had… CONTINUE READING