The relationship of cocaine use and human immunodeficiency virus serostatus to incident sexually transmitted diseases among women.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES To assess the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in a group of heterosexual women as a function of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) serostatus and to ascertain the effect of crack cocaine use on these relationships. STUDY DESIGN At baseline, 445 HIV type 1 (HIV-1) seronegative and 232 seropositive women were… CONTINUE READING