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  1. The relationship between HIV infection and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia among women attending two family planning clinics in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Article - En anglais


    To determine the relationship between HIV-1 infection and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (IN) among women at relatively low risk for both conditions.


    A case-control study comparing women with cytological evidence of IN (cases) with those without IN (controls) and HIV-1 serostatus as the principal exposure of interest.


    A total of 4058 women attending two family planning clinics in Nairobi, Kenya between October 1989 and May 1991 were enrolled following HIV pretest counseling and informed consent.

    Structured interviews by trained nurses and medical students were used to obtain data on social, demographic, contraceptive practice and sexual behavior variables.

    A Papanicolaou smear specimen for cervical cytology and an endocervical swab for gonorrhea culture were obtained.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Cancer in situ, Clinique, Virus HIV1, Virus immunodéficience humaine, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Facteur risque, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Col utérus, Planning familial, Tumeur maligne, Col utérus pathologie, Appareil génital femelle pathologie, Kenya, Afrique, Pays en développement, Nairobi, Epidémiologie, Femelle, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Carcinoma in situ, Clinic, HIV-1 virus, Human immunodeficiency virus, Lentivirinae, Retroviridae, Virus, Risk factor, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Sexually transmitted disease, Uterine cervix, Family planning, Malignant tumor, Uterine cervix diseases, Female genital diseases, Kenya, Africa, Developing countries, Epidemiology, Female, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0480379

    Code Inist : 002B20C02. Création : 199406.