Rapid increase of both HIV-1 infection and syphilis among pregnant women in Nairobi, Kenya.

@article{Temmerman1992RapidIO,
  title={Rapid increase of both HIV-1 infection and syphilis among pregnant women in Nairobi, Kenya.},
  author={Marleen Temmerman and Farrouk M Ali and Jeckoniah O. Ndinya-Achola and Stephen Ogu Moses and Francis Allan Plummer and Peter K. Piot},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={1992},
  volume={6 10},
  pages={1181-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of HIV-1 and syphilis antibodies in a population of pregnant women in Nairobi, Kenya, between 1989 and 1991. METHODS As part of an ongoing prospective study on the effect of HIV-1 infection and sexually transmitted diseases, 4883 pregnant women were screened for HIV-1 and syphilis antibodies in one health-centre in Nairobi. RESULTS HIV-1 seroprevalence increased from 6.5 to 13.0% (P < 0.001) and syphilis seroreactivity from 2.9 to 5.3% (P = 0.002… CONTINUE READING

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