Correlates of HIV-1 Genital Shedding in Tanzanian Women.


Tanton, C; Weiss, HA; Le Goff, J; Changalucha, J; Rusizoka, M; Baisley, K; Everett, D; Ross, DA; Belec, L; Hayes, RJ; Watson-Jones, D; (2011) Correlates of HIV-1 Genital Shedding in Tanzanian Women. PLoS One, 6 (3). e17480. ISSN 1932-6203 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0017480

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Abstract

Understanding the correlates of HIV shedding is important to inform strategies to reduce HIV infectiousness. We examined correlates of genital HIV-1 RNA in women who were seropositive for both herpes simplex virus (HSV)-2 and HIV-1 and who were enrolled in a randomised controlled trial of HSV suppressive therapy (aciclovir 400 mg b.i.d vs. placebo) in Tanzania.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Clinical Research
Research Centre: Centre for Global Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
Tropical Epidemiology Group
PubMed ID: 21390251
Web of Science ID: 287932100018
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1197

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