The impact of HIV status and type on the clearance of human papillomavirus infection among Senegalese women.

@article{RowhaniRahbar2007TheIO,
  title={The impact of HIV status and type on the clearance of human papillomavirus infection among Senegalese women.},
  author={Ali Rowhani-Rahbar and Stephen E Hawes and Papa Salif Sow and Papa Moustapha Awa Tour{\'e} and Qinghua Feng and Ahmadou Dem and Birama Dembele and Cathy W. Critchlow and I N'doye and Nancy B. Kiviat},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={196 6},
  pages={887-94}
}
BACKGROUND Persistent infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) is associated with the development and progression of HPV-related disease, including cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and invasive cervical cancer. METHODS We examined the impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status and type on the clearance of HPV infection among 614 Senegalese women enrolled in a longitudinal study of HPV and CIN. Women were examined every 4 months for HPV DNA. Clearance was defined as 2… CONTINUE READING
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