Journal Article

Association between Bacterial Vaginosis and Expression of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 RNA in the Female Genital Tract

Susan Cu-Uvin, Joseph W. Hogan, Angela M. Caliendo, Joseph Harwell, Kenneth H. Mayer and Charles C. J. Carpenter

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 33, issue 6, pages 894-896
Published in print September 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online September 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/322613
Association between Bacterial Vaginosis and Expression of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 RNA in the Female Genital Tract

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We assessed the effect of lower genital tract infections on human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) RNA shedding in the female genital tract. Bacterial vaginosis was significantly associated with HIV-1 RNA expression in the female genital tract of HIV-infected women.

Journal Article.  1501 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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