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Phylogenetic evaluation of Kenyan HIV type 1 isolates.AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses
(University of Nairobi, 1997-04)
Diversity among global isolates of HIV-1 presents a formidable challenge for vaccine development. As distinct clades of the virus are recognized, it will be important to monitor their geographic distribution and divergence. ...
Cervical and vaginal shedding of human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected cells throughout the menstrual cycle
(University of Nairobi, 1998-10)
Cervical and vaginal secretions from 17 women infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) were evaluated daily through the course of one menstrual cycle for HIV-1 DNA (21-31 visits per woman). HIV-1-infected ...
Hormonal contraception, vitamin A deficiency, and other risk factors for shedding of HIV-1 infected cells from the cervix and vagina.
(University of Nairobi, 1997-09)
BACKGROUND: Factors that influence shedding of HIV-1 infected cells in cervical and vaginal secretions may be important determinants of sexual and vertical transmission of the virus. We investigated whether hormonal ...
Trends in HIV -1 Incidence in a Cohort of Prostitutes in Kenya: Implications for HIV -1 Vaccine Efficacy Trials
Background: Accurate predictions of HIV-I incidence in potential study populations are essential for designing HIV-I vaccine efficacy trials. Lillie information is available on the estimated incidence of HIV-I in such ...
Antibody to Haemophilus ducreyi among trucking company workers in Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 1997-05)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence, correlates, and incidence of Haemophilus ducreyi antibodies, a cohort of East African trucking company employees was evaluated. STUDY DESIGN: Human immunodeficiency ...