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Adherence to Diaphragm Use for Infection Prevention: A Prospective Study of Female Sex Workers in Kenya
Objective. To assess adherence to and acceptability of the diaphragm among 140 female sex workers in Kenya in a 6-month prospective study. Methods. At baseline and bimonthly visits, participants were interviewed on diaphragm ...
HIV-1 acquisition and disease progression are associated with decreased high-risk sexual behaviour among Kenyan female sex workers.
BACKGROUND: Changes in sexual risk behaviour may occur following HIV-1 infection. OBJECTIVE: To test the hypothesis that HIV-1 seroconversion and disease progression are associated with changes in risk behaviours, ...
Feasibility and Safety of Cervical Biopsy Sampling for Mucosal Immune Studies in Female Sex Workers from Nairobi, Kenya
Background There is an urgent need to improve our understanding of the mucosal immuno-pathogenesis of HIV acquisition in the female genital tract, particularly in high-risk women such as female sex workers (FSWs). ...
Does antiretroviral therapy initiation increase sexual risk taking in Kenyan female sex workers? A retrospective case–control study
Although antiretroviral therapy (ART) prolongs life and reduces infectiousness, in some contexts, it has been associated with increased sexual risk taking. Design Retrospective case–control study. Setting ...
Safety and Adherence to Intermittent Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV-1 in African Men Who Have Sex with Men and Female Sex Workers
Background: Little is known about safety of and adherence to intermittent HIV PrEP regimens, which may be more feasible than daily dosing in some settings. We present safety and adherence data from the first trial of an ...