Trichomonas vaginalis treatment reduces vaginal HIV-1 shedding.

BACKGROUND Vaginal HIV-1 shedding has been associated with Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infection and could play a role in HIV transmission. The purpose of the study was to examine if effective TV treatment reduces the presence of vaginal HIV-1 RNA. METHODS TV+ women attending an HIV outpatient clinic in New Orleans, LA, who resolved infection (n = 58) and… CONTINUE READING