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Correlation between maternal and infant HIV infection and low birth weight: a study in Mombasa, Kenya.
(University of Nairobi., 2001-01)
This article aimed to examine the association between maternal and infant HIV infection and low birth weight (LBW <2500 grams). Data from 8563 singleton liveborns in Mombasa, Kenya, were analysed. Maternal HIV infection ...
Hormonal contraception and risk of sexually transmitted disease acquisition: results from a prospective study
OBJECTIVES: To examine the relationship between use of oral contraceptive pills or depot medroxyprogesterone acetate and sexually transmitted disease acquisition. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort included 948 ...
Selenium deficiency is associated with shedding of HIV-1--infected cells in the female genital tract.
Objective: To assess the relation between selenium deficiency and vaginal or cervical shedding of HIV-1-infected cells. Design: Cross-sectional study of 318 HIV-1 seropositive women in Mombasa, Kenya. Methods: Vaginal ...
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 ...
Vaginal Lavage With Chlorhexidine During Labour To Reduce Mother-to-child HIV Transmission: Clinical Trial In Mombasa, Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2001-02)
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effect of vaginal lavage with diluted chlorhexidine on mother-to child transmission of HIV (MTCT) in a breastfeeding population. METHODS: This prospective clinical trial was conducted in 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 ...