The effect of menopause on the innate antiviral activity of cervicovaginal lavage.

@article{Chappell2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of menopause on the innate antiviral activity of cervicovaginal lavage.},
  author={Catherine A. Chappell and Charles Isaacs and Weimin Xu and Leslie A. Meyn and Kevin Uranker and Charlene S Dezzutti and Bernard J. Moncla and Sharon Louise Hillier},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={213 2},
  pages={204.e1-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Reproductive hormones are known to impact innate mucosal immune function of the lower genital tract. Our objectives were to determine the effect of hormonal status on intrinsic antiviral (herpes simplex virus [HSV]-1, HSV-2, and human immunodeficiency virus [HIV]-1) activity of cervicovaginal lavage (CVL). STUDY DESIGN CVL was collected from 165… CONTINUE READING