Virologic failure in an HIV-infected woman given desogestrel for excessive menstrual bleeding

Abstract

Numerous studies have investigated the impact of hormonal treatment on HIV acquisition, transmission and/or disease progression [1, 2]. Experimental observations have provided evidence that progesterone-based therapies can increase viral replication either by directly altering HIV-1 transcriptional activation and/or through regulation of cytokine and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00228-010-0934-y

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