Use of hormonal contraceptives and HIV acquisition in women: a systematic review of the epidemiological evidence.

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Whether or not the use of hormonal contraception affects risk of HIV acquisition is an important question for public health. We did a systematic review, searching PubMed and Embase, aiming to explore the possibility of an association between various forms of hormonal contraception and risk of HIV acquisition. We identified 20 relevant prospective studies… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70155-5

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@article{Polis2013UseOH, title={Use of hormonal contraceptives and HIV acquisition in women: a systematic review of the epidemiological evidence.}, author={Chelsea B Polis and Kathryn Curtis}, journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases}, year={2013}, volume={13 9}, pages={797-808} }