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Bacterial vaginosis associated with increased risk of female-to-male HIV-1 transmission: A prospective cohort analysis among african couples

  • Author(s): Cohen, Craig
  • Lingappa, JR
  • Baeten, JM
  • Ngayo, MO
  • Spiegel, CA
  • Hong, T
  • Donnell, D
  • Celum, C
  • Kapiga, S
  • Delany, S
  • et al.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3383741?pdf=render
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Abstract

Background: Bacterial vaginosis (BV), a disruption of the normal vaginal flora, has been associated with a 60% increased risk of HIV-1 acquisition in women and higher concentration of HIV-1 RNA in the genital tract of HIV-1-infected women. However, whether

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