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Changes in sexual risk behavior in the mombasa cohort: 1993-2007.
(University of Nairobi, 2014)
The Mombasa Cohort is an open cohort study following HIV-seronegative women reporting transactional sex. Established in 1993, the cohort provides regular HIV counseling and testing at monthly visits. Over time, HIV acquisition ...
Vitamin A supplementation and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 shedding in women: results of a randomized clinical trial.
Observational studies have associated vitamin A deficiency with vaginal shedding of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1-infected cells and mother-to-child HIV-1 transmission. To assess the effect of vitamin A ...
The Effect Of Treatment Of Vaginal Infections On Shedding Of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1
(University of Nairobi, 2001)
We evaluated the association between the severity of primary human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) illness and HIV-1 plasma virus load before seroconversion using stored plasma samples obtained from 74 prostitutes ...
Hormonal Contraception And Risk Of Cervical Infections Among Hiv-1-seropositive Kenyan Women
(University of Nairobi, 2004-11-05)
Establishing and sustaining a healthy vaginal environment: analysis of data from a randomized trial of periodic presumptive treatment for vaginal infections
Data from a randomized trial of oral periodic presumptive treatment (PPT) to reduce vaginal infections were analyzed to assess the effect of the intervention on a healthy vaginal environment (normal flora confirmed by Gram ...
Treatment Of Cervicitis Is Associated With Decreased Cervical Shedding Of Hiv-1. AIDS
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether cervical mucosal shedding of HIV-1 RNA and HIV-1 infected cells decreases following successful treatment of cervicitis. DESIGN: Prospective interventional study. SETTING: Sexually Transmitted ...
Hormonal Contraception And Risk Of Hiv-1 Acquisition: Results Of A 10-year Prospective Study.
(University of Nairobi, 2004-03-05)
Association Between Cervical Shedding Of Herpes Simplex Virus And Hiv-1.aids
(University of Nairobi, 2002-12-06)
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between the cervical shedding of herpes simplex virus (HSV) and HIV-1. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study on 200 women seropositive for both HSV-2 and HIV-1 was conducted in a family ...
Understanding the context of HIV risk behavior among HIV-positive and HIV-negative female sex workers and male bar clients following antiretroviral therapy rollout in Mombasa, Kenya.
This study explored perceptions of HIV following local introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART), among 30 HIV-positive and -negative female sex workers (FSWs) and 10 male bar patrons in Mombasa, Kenya. Semi-structured ...
Cervical Shedding Of Herpes Simplex Virus And Cytomegalovirus Throughout The Menstrual Cycle In Women Infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1
(University of Nairobi, 2000-10)
OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to evaluate the frequency and patterns of the shedding of herpes simplex virus and cytomegalovirus in the female genital tract throughout the menstrual cycle. STUDY DESIGN: Seventeen women, all ...