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    • Hiv Postexposure Prophylaxis In An Urban Population Of Female Sex Workers In Nairobi, Kenya. 

      Izulla P.; McKinnon LR.; Munyao J.; Karanja S.; Koima W; Parmeres J.; Kamuti S.; Kioki R.; Nagelkerke N.; Gakii Gloria.; Wachihi C.; Muraguri N.; Musyoki H.; Gelmon L.; Kaul R.; Kimani J. (University of NairobiDepartment of Medical Microbiology,, 2013-02)
      OBJECTIVES: To assess biological and behavioral factors in HIV-uninfected female sex workers (FSWs) accessing postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) and to characterize the circumstances preceding PEP, time to access, and ...
    • HLA class I associations with rates of HIV-1 seroconversion and disease progression in the Pumwani Sex Worker Cohort. 

      Peterson TA.; Kimani J.; Wachihi C.; Bielawny T.; Mendoza, L; Thavaneswaran, S; Narayansingh, MJ; Kariri, T; Liang, B; Ball, TB; Ngugi, Elizabeth N; Plummer, FA; Luo, M (HIV and Human Genetics, National Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.Department of Medical Microbiology, University of NairobiDepartment of Community Health, University of Nairobi,Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 2013)
      Class I human leukocyte antigens (HLA) play an important role in the adaptive immune response by presenting antigens to CD8+ T cells. Studies have reported that several HLA class I alleles are associated with differential ...