The associations between cervicovaginal HIV shedding, sexually transmitted diseases and immunosuppression in female sex workers in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

@article{Ghys1997TheAB,
  title={The associations between cervicovaginal HIV shedding, sexually transmitted diseases and immunosuppression in female sex workers in Abidjan, C{\^o}te d'Ivoire.},
  author={Peter Denis Ghys and Katrien Fransen and Mamadou O Diallo and Virginie Etti{\`e}gne-Traor{\'e} and Issouf Coulibaly and K M Yebou{\'e} and Marcia L. Kalish and Chantal E Maurice and John Paul Whitaker and Alan E. Greenberg and Marie Laga},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 12},
  pages={F85-93}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure the frequency and associated factors of cervicovaginal HIV shedding and to determine the impact of sexually transmitted disease (STD) treatment on HIV shedding. DESIGN Cross-sectional study with 1-week follow-up. SETTING Confidential clinic for female sex workers in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. PARTICIPANTS A total of 1201 female sex workers. INTERVENTIONS STD treatment based on clinical signs. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES HIV serostatus; cervicovaginal HIV shedding at… CONTINUE READING

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