Gynecologic infections in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women.

  title={Gynecologic infections in human immunodeficiency virus-infected women.},
  author={Jack D. Sobel},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={31 5},
  • Jack D. Sobel
  • Published 2000 in
    Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
The maturation of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome epidemic has now claimed more than 12 million women worldwide, the majority in undeveloped countries where human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infections coexist and interact synergistically. Among HIV-infected women, there is excessive morbidity due to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and gynecologic disorders. This review summarizes the expanding understanding of vaginal flora, vaginitis, cervicitis, pelvic… CONTINUE READING


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