Use of injectable progestin contraception and risk of STI among South African women.

  title={Use of injectable progestin contraception and risk of STI among South African women.},
  author={Audrey E Pettifor and Sin{\'e}ad Delany and I. Kleinschmidt and William C. Miller and Julius Atashili and Helen V Rees},
  volume={80 6},
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to determine the association between the use of injectable progestin contraception (IPC) and the risk of infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC), Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), bacterial vaginosis (BV) and Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) among women in South Africa. METHODS From August 1999 through May 2001, 643 HIV-1-negative women were recruited from family planning clinics in Orange Farm, South Africa. IPC [norethisterone enanthate (NET-EN) and depot… CONTINUE READING


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